How Alan Lefkowitz Became Comedians’ Go-To Therapist

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Lefkowitz, 75, has the look of a therapist from a New Yorker cartoon, with his scruffy beard and bald head. Nevertheless, he is the “Whisperer of Clowns” for practically all of New York’s most successful stand-up comedians. Comedians are reported to be aware of their mental health concerns, yet mistakenly believe that these concerns are the source of their creativity. He teaches comedians that expressing their emotions does not make them unfunny, but rather makes them more resonant. Read full article here

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