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Self honesty and self deception are not terms that we may use in every day life, but they are things that we will encounter from a day to day basis, even when we don't realize it. In my conversation with Dr. Courtney Warren, we break down what self deception is, how to recognize it, and how to be honest to ourselves about things we might not want to be honest about. Let's dive in!
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Today's Guest: Dr. Courtney Warren
Dr. Cortney S. Warren is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and Adjunct
Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
Cortney has won some of the most prestigious awards in her field, including the 2015
Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association Minority
Fellowship Program; the 2011 Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished
Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology; and the 2010 Samuel M. Turner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology.
In addition to publishing in academic circles, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing
theoretically grounded, empirically supported psychological research to the general public. Dr. Warren works as a research consultant, keynote speaker, and writes a blog for PsychologyToday.
In her TEDx talk Honest Liars and its associated book Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception, Dr. Warren argues that self-deception is our biggest obstacle to personal growth. Her latest work is a self-help book that explores romantic love and breakups through an addictive lens called, Letting Go of Your Ex: CBT Skills to Heal the Pain of a Breakup and Overcome Love Addiction (2023).
Your Host: Kimberly Beam Holmes, Expert in Self-Improvement and Relationships
Kimberly Beam Holmes has applied her master's degree in psychology for over ten years, acting as the CEO of Marriage Helper & CEO and Creator of PIES University, being a wife and mother herself, and researching how attraction affects relationships. Her videos, podcasts, and following reach over 200,000 people a month who are making changes and becoming the best they can be.
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