Ned and Nancy Engel wrote the novel, Einstein Meadows: The Unspoken Perils & Thrills of Living in a Retirement Community. They also wrote a screenplay for the pilot episode.
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Ned Engel is a licensed board certified psychologist who has had many articles on creating systemic change published in professional journals. He believes in the therapeutic power of stories and has presented at conferences in the United States and Canada. He holds two doctorates, a Ph.D. and an Ed.D. The American Board of Professional Psychologists awarded Ned the Diplomate in school psychology. He is a life status member of the American Psychological Association and a fellow in the American Academy of School Psychology.
Ned is a wonderful storyteller and has always incorporated stories into his practice. He served as a senior supervisor for both clinical and school psychologists. While he was teaching Master’s level school psychologists, he helped his classes create several therapeutic board games for children and adolescents. Western Psychological Press publishes their “Solution City” and “Puzzled.” Look for the games at: www.creativetherapystore.com
Nancy Engel has a B.S. in Journalism and has worked in publishing for more than 35 years. She was the managing editor of Popular Photography magazine and an associate editor at Fine Gardening magazine, where she wrote and edited dozens of feature articles. She wrote five chapters of The Resourceful Gardener's Guide, published by Rodale, and several hundred weekly columns for the Poughkeepsie Journal. Nancy also edited 14 gardening books, overseeing the process from recruiting authors through production and bound book. One of the first books she edited won a design award from the Garden Writers Association.
Ned and Nancy enjoy playing their guitars together, as well as canoeing, hiking, biking, skiing, swimming, yoga and target shooting.