About Us Menu:     Lee Nagel, PhD   J. Eva Nagel, PhD
It seems that I have searched for ways of healing and learning since I began my adult life. In college I organized and led T-Groups, then studied meditation and yoga in California while eating whole foods and learning how to organic garden. I returned to the east coast to have my first child. Soon I earned my masters degree in Waldorf Education, a philosophy of education that incorporates the body, mind, and spirit into a creative approach to educating the child. In 1981 I founded the Waldorf school of Saratoga Springs.

After many years of teaching, I found myself concerned with the children and teens that needed something more. This is when I began to study hypnosis and psychosynthesis before going to Lesley University in Cambridge Massachusetts for my PhD which focused on adolescent well being.

For the past 20 years I have maintained a psychotherapy practice for individuals and adolescents. I also co-founded Side by Side, a dynamic youth leadership development program in NYC, PA and LA.

My work with The People’s Institute for Undoing Racism and with Peacemaking Circles, a tool for restorative justice, has expanded my commitment to working with and understanding issues of diversity and conflict resolution so crucial to our young people today. I teach at SUNY Adirondack College and work with Trauma Resource Institute. I have served as a consultant at RPI, Power of Hope and Brown School and have mentored students at Skidmore, Goddard, University without Walls and Empire State. I love to travel and have been blessed to work with foundations in Cambodia and Zimbabwe.

I have published articles in magazines and journals and a few book chapters, and have read my essays on public radio. Most important of all I am the wife of 1, the mother of 4, and the head-over-heels proud grandmother of 2. I have seen the power of combining dreams with action to inspire great things. I believe we can change the world one life at a time.

Lee F. Nagel, PhD   J. Eva Nagel, PhD  
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