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Dr. Emily Anhalt is a clinical psychologist, emotional fitness expert, author, and the co-founder of Coa, a a “gym for the mind.” On this episode, she talks with Lisa about the strategies and tactics for creating and sustaining mental wellness, how to find a great therapist, the importance of developing sound habits, and much more.
Behind Her Brilliance: A supportive community, hard work in therapy, and a deep belief that everyone is doing the best they can with what they have.
Say hi to Emily on Twitter or Instagram: @DrEmilyAnhalt
More links from this episode’s guest:
DR. EMILY ANHALT | Clinical Psychologist + Co-Founder of Coa
Dr. Emily Anhalt is a psychologist, emotional fitness consultant, and the CoFounder and Chief Clinical Officer of Coa, the world’s first gym for mental health. She studied psychology at the University of Michigan and attained Masters and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology in Berkeley, California. For the past eleven years, Dr. Anhalt has been working clinically with executives, founders, and tech employees, and has conducted extensive research with prominent psychologists and entrepreneurs about how leaders can improve their emotional fitness. Dr. Anhalt has matched more than 500 people into therapy, and has collaborated with some of the fastest-growing technology companies and VC firms in the world including Google, Asana, TEDx, Github, NASDAQ, Unilever, Bloomberg, and True Ventures.
-Emily’s early days and how she find her way into the mental health field
-Why polymaths are professionally underrated
-How the concept of a mental health gym developed
-The aspects of mental health that aren’t discussed enough
-How to search for a therapist (including specific things to ask)
-Adopting better habits
-The problem with hustle porn and grind culture
-Finding harmony between personal and professional realms
-Social media’s impact on modern children
-And much, much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
–Untools.co (Lisa Likes)
–Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl (Emily’s book pick)
–Non-Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg (Emily’s book pick)
–No Hard Feelings by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy (Emily’s book pick)