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About Rachel

Hailed as "Doc Hollywood" by the Los Angeles Times, Dr. Rachel Ballon is a licensed psychotherapist who utilizes the healing power of writing to teach creative professionals and industry executives how to achieve personal and professional success by decreasing creative blocks and increasing creativity.

Rachel is a motivational speaker, writing teacher, and international script consultant who has reviewed hundreds of scripts for major Hollywood studios, including United Paramount Network, Saban Entertainment, and Fox Kids. Rachel has worked with top writers, producers, directors, and network executives to develop film and television projects for RAI-TV in Rome. She has also been a panelist on creativity and films in Valencia, Spain, speaking on values and psychology in movies. As a screenwriter, Rachel's scripts have been optioned by Warner Bros. and other major studios. She has production credits on ABC-TV and is a member of the Writer's Guild of America, West.

A master teacher and noted creativity coach, Dr. Rachel Ballon is a former adjunct professor at USC's School of Cinema and Television. She has also led workshops at UCLA's Writer's Program, American Film Institute, Writer's Guild of America, Director's Guild of America, Women in Film, Women in Theater, Northwestern University, and major writing conferences worldwide.

She is available for keynote speeches, script consultations, writing conferences and one-on-one coaching.