Jessica R. Dreistadt

Writer, Scholar, Activist

Jessica R. Dreistadt is an emotional health advocate, leadership scholar, social justice educator, community change practitioner, and founding director of The Fruition Coalition. Her interests, reflected in both her writing and her research, include wellness, public policy, education, transformational leadership, social psychology, quantum theory, and existential philosophy. Her scholarship and community practice intentionally integrate curiosity, creativity, and compassion into critical thought and praxis. She is the author of 11 books including Whole Happy and Healthy: A Revolutionary Approach to Understanding and Thriving with Mental Illness, Contemplative Activism, and Limitless Loving Leadership: 28 Essays to Inspire Sustainable Change.