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Anna  Yusim

Anna Yusim

Internationally Recognized, Award-Winning Board-Certified Psychiatrist & Executive Coach


Dr. Anna Yusim is an internationally recognized, award-winning, Stanford- and Yale-educated Board-Certified Psychiatrist and Executive Coach. With clients including Forbes 500 CEOs, Olympic athletes, A-list actors and actresses, and the Chairs of academic departments at top universities, Dr. Anna Yusim has helped over 1500 people in 70 countries achieve greater impact, purpose and joy in their life and work. Read More >

On the Clinical Faculty at Yale Medical School, Dr. Yusim is presently creating the world’s first Spirituality and Mental Health Program at Yale. She has published over 100 articles on the intersection of medicine, mental health, spirituality and well-being. She is a frequent guest on CNN, FoxNews, ABC and other news outlets, and has appeared on hundreds of national and TV shows, radio programs and podcasts.

In 2020, Dr. Yusim received the top honor granted to an American psychiatrist, being named a Distinguished Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association. Other awards and distinctions she has received include the Illinois Math and Science Academy Alumni Trailblazer Award, the HolyTV Top 25 Spiritual Leaders award, National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Research Resident Award, the American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship, the William Webb Fellowship from the Academy for Psychosomatic Medicine, the American Psychiatric Institute for Research & Education (APIRE) Janssen Research Award, the Seed Research Grant from the American Medical Association, First Prize in the Sermo Resident Challenge, the Carta Fellowship from the World Psychiatric Association, the Janet M. Glasgow- Rubin Award for Women Leaders at Yale Medical School, the William F. Downs Fellowship for International Research, the Max Kade Fellowship, the Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Scholarship for Leadership, the Foreman Fleisher Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence, the Golden Award for Top Thesis written in the Humanities at Stanford University, the Hoefzer Prize for Top Essay Written in Stanford University Course, the Bessie F. Lawrence International Fellowship, and the National Science Foundation Scholarship. Read Less ^

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Intuition and Knowing Thyself

Speech Topics

Mental Health & Depression

According to the World Health Organization, the global prevalence of anxiety and depression increased by a massive 25% during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in 1 of every 3 people meeting criteria for depression. With a new “mental health pandemic” so powerfully yet insidiously disrupting the social fabric of our personal and professional lives, what can your company, organization and/or community do to help build resilience, offer hope, turn hardship into wisdom, and enable your most valuable asset – the people you serve – to find fulfillment? Dr. Anna Yusim, a Stanford- and Yale-educated Psychiatrist and Executive Coach, and best-selling author of Fulfilled, will discuss how to help your employees / executives / community to move forward in their personal and professional lives with greater strength, purpose and fulfillment.

Thriving in a Post-COVID Work Environment

Your greatest asset – the people you serve -- have returned to work post-COVID as fundamentally different beings; their sense of purpose, meaning and identity has forever changed. How can your company use the personal and professional challenges of the last three years to help your executives build resilience, cultivate strength, turn hardship into wisdom and emerge wiser, stronger and more fulfilled than ever before? Dr. Anna Yusim, a Stanford- and Yale-educated Psychiatrist and Executive Coach, and best-selling author of Fulfilled, will discuss what companies, organizations and institutions can do to help their employees / executives / community to truly thrive in the post-COVID work environment.