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Reflections is a compilation of different interviews that our founder, Hart Ginsburg, does with other experts in the field.


Get to know our voiceover artist: Lizan Raquel Gonzalez

Lizan Raquel Gonzalez is a proud 35-year old Mexican American woman living on the South Side of Chicago, and a mother of two wonderful children. For the past 4 years, she has had  the honor of working with Jonas Hart Ginsburg at Digital Tapestries as a film voiceover artist– an opportunity that has allowed self expression in her life by using her voice to help send many messages and invoke feelings of nostalgia in both the viewer and in herself.

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Healing: Interview with Hart Ginsburg Blog

Recently, Digital Tapestries’ Founder, Hart Ginsburg spoke to Universal Cinema Film and TV Journal to discuss his short film “Healing”. “Healing” has been selected by the Toronto Independent Festival of Cift as the Best Experimental Short in their August 2021 competition.


Get to know our moderator: Stan McCracken

For many, finding one’s purpose is a task that takes a lifetime to determine. American essayist, poet, and popular philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson stated that “the purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” This month's webinar moderator, Stan McCracken, has made this his motto.  


Find Healing In Older Years: Reflections by Lee Sze-Chin

We are fortunate to have the opportunity to hear from Lee Sze-Chin, a pioneer of using integrated technologies in his approach, particularly to helping seniors find healing and meaning in their older years.

Sze-Chin is an artist, art therapist and art educator. He has worked in diverse settings, delivered numerous presentations and facilitated workshops for medical, educational and social service professionals.


Balancing Defensiveness With Openness: Reflections by Dr. Stanley McCracken

Stanley McCracken is a Lecturer in the School of Social Service Administration. He is a licensed clinical social worker and a registered dual disorder professional. His practice and teaching interests lie in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, multicultural mental health, aging, spirituality in social work practice, and dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practice.


Addictions: Reflections by Cathy McNeilly

Adler University has a real commitment to continuing the pioneering work of Alfred Adler. His work as a theorist and practitioner and his model for working in the community at large—not just with individuals in an office—lives on at the University.


Gender Identity: Reflections by Kelly George

Kelly George is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois. They are a psychotherapist and the Director of Professional Development at Live Oak, Inc in Chicago. They provide clinical services in addition to running trainings throughout the Chicagoland area on affirmative practice with trans and gender nonconforming individuals


Youth and Families: Reflections by Misty Major

Misty Major is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Illinois. She is a Clinical Supervisor and Psychotherapist at Live Oak, Inc. in Chicago. She currently serves as an Individual Supervisor for students in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. In this role, she is working toward becoming a AAMFT Approved Supervisor for the state of Illinois.


Couples & Relationships: Reflections by Corina Mattson

Corina Maria Teofilo Mattson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Illinois. She is a bilingual Couples and Family Therapist and the Director of Programs and Administration at Live Oak, Inc. in Chicago. Corina is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She supervises students in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at The Family Institute at Northwestern University.


Self-Identity: Reflections by Jeff Levy

Jeff Levy is the Co-Founder and CEO of Live Oak, Inc. in Chicago, an organization providing psychotherapy services, consultation, supervision, and training, to social service professionals and organizations. He holds dual master’s degrees in social work and recreation therapy. In addition to his work at Live Oak, Jeff has been adjunct faculty at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration from 2001-2017, where he created and taught a course on trauma-informed practice. He also taught at UIC’s Jane Addams College of Social Work from 1998-2004.


Purpose of Life: Reflections by Dr. Stanley McCracken

For our first volume of Urban Pace, we have chosen Dr. Stanley McCracken as our guest. Because of Stan’s extraordinary gifts as a professor at University of Chicago, as well as his embodying qualities of compassion and wisdom, he extends beyond the classroom to others.

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