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Frank C. Worrell, PhD

39: Frank C. Worrell, PhD – President of the American Psychological Association (APA) Reflects on his Academic, Professional, and APA Journey

Dr. Frank C. Worrell was born in Port of Spain, Capital of Trinidad and Tobago, and he remembers growing up in an area where the only running water in the house was from the tap in the kitchen. In this podcast interview, Dr. Worrell begins talking about his academic and professional journey by recalling where …

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Martin Hsia, PsyD

36: Martin Hsia, PsyD – Serendipitous Journey of Licensed Psychologist and Executive Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center of Southern California (CBTSoCal)

Dr. Martin Hsia grew up in Los Angeles, CA and first took an interest in psychology while in high school but wasn’t quite sure. He had friends who really loved history, chemistry, and math but recalls “none of those really kind of felt like they were going to be my jam. I thought maybe I’d …

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Steven O. Roberts, PhD

30: Steven O. Roberts, PhD – Recently Promoted and Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology Shares his Journey, Experiences, and Advice

Imagine folding clothes in your New York apartment anxiously awaiting the vote regarding your promotion and tenure at Stanford University. Dr. Steven O. Roberts was on sabbatical this past year and recalls seeing a missed call from the Chair of the department of psychology. In this podcast, Dr. Roberts shares his academic and professional journey …

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Michael Pipich, LMFT

29: Michael Pipich, LMFT – Nationally Renowned Speaker on Bipolar Disorder Discusses his Book and Licensure Requirements in the State of California

Michael Pipich has always been interested in the field of psychology. As long as he can remember, he has found people fascinating and always wondered about their personalities, quirks, and the how and why behind their behaviors and interactions with others. He recalls one weekend when his older brother came home from college with a …

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Dr. Tera Letzring

28: Tera D. Letzring, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at Idaho State University Recalls Her Academic and Professional Journey

When asked what made her gravitate towards psychology, Dr. Tera D. Letzring responded “I think I’ve just always been interested in people and trying to figure out why they do the things they do, why they feel the way that they feel in various situations and, you know, psychology is a little bit of insight …

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Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen

25: Marie Helweg-Larsen, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Optimistic Bias Expert Shares Insightful Advice for Students

Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen grew up in Denmark and had the opportunity to study abroad at Slippery Rock University in PA even though she wasn’t enrolled at a Danish university. In hindsight, she admits that it was an “amazing culture shock” moving to rural Pennsylvania for a year. She recalls sitting with her Danish-English Dictionary having …

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Robert A. Bjork & Elizabeth L. Bjork, Ph.D.

16: Robert A. Bjork & Elizabeth L. Bjork, Ph.D. – Dynamic Duo and Pillars of Cognitive Research in Psychological Science

Drs. Elizabeth and Robert Bjork have enjoyed long, illustrious careers as cognitive researchers in psychology and have been with the UCLA Department of Psychology for over 45 years. They have received multiple awards and recognitions for their research, teaching, mentorship, and leadership within the field of psychology. To say they have had a profound impact …

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Dr. Daniel B Peters Psychologist

13: Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D., L.P. – A Well-Known Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Expert in California

Dr. Daniel Peters was born and raised in Southern California where he grew up with a large extended family. In this podcast interview, we learn how his family values and ideas of becoming a man influenced not only his own family later in life but also his academic journey leading to a career in psychology. …

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Dr. Adriana Popescu

12: Adriana Popescu, Ph.D., L.C.P. – Creating a Successful Business Going Outside the Bounds of Traditional Psychology

Dr. Adriana Popescu is a licensed clinical psychologist, an addiction and trauma specialist, and empowerment coach with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. In this podcast interview, she reveals her personal and academic journey which helped her identify, and overcome, her own experiences with severe illness, hopelessness, and depression. Dr. Popescu …

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Erlanger "Earl" A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P.

11: Erlanger “Earl” A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P. – Putting his Passion into Practice as an Assistant Professor, Psychologist, Blogger, Podcaster, and Mental Health Advocate

Dr. Turner, a first-generation college student, is a Louisiana native (born and raised in Baton Rouge) who discovered his interest in psychology later in his undergraduate career while attending Louisiana State University (LSU). He originally had plans to become a pediatrician and go to medical school but after taking a child psychology course, he knew …

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