Orbe-Austin, Lisa

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Lisa Orbe-Austin

Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin is a licensed psychologist and executive coach. She earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University. Her expertise on imposter syndrome is regularly sought by the media and she has appeared in outlets such as The Financial Times, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Refinery29. She has also been honored twice as a Top Voice on LinkedIn in the areas of Job Search and Careers and Mental Health. Dr. Orbé-Austin has been an invited speaker at various national conferences. She gave a TEDx talk entitled "The Impostor Syndrome Paradox: Unleashing the Power of You."

She was trained as a clinician and researcher and her work is focused on providing practical, achievable results through research-backed science. She is a contributor to The American Psychological Association’s volume on Imposter Phenomenon entitled The Impostor Phenomenon: Psychological Research, Theory, and Interventions (APA Press, 2024).

Her first book, Own Your Greatness: Overcome Impostor Syndrome, Beat Self-Doubt, and Succeed in Life (Ulysses Press, 2020) co-authored with her partner, Dr. Richard Orbe-Austin, was released in April 2020. Their book was a finalist for the Foreword INDIES Book Award. Her second book, Your Unstoppable Greatness: Break Free from Impostor Syndrome, Cultivate Your Agency, and Achieve Your Ultimate Career Goals, (Ulysses Press, 2022) is focused on leadership and dealing with the systemic dynamics in workplaces and cultures that keep Imposter Syndrome in place and how to directly combat those dynamics.

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