Dr. Warren is an expert on eating disorders, addictions, self-deception, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective.
Motivational & Keynote Speaking
Take ownership of who you are. You can start right now. You can begin doing things differently today, to know yourself more deeply and to create a better life for yourself.
Dr. Warren's Primary Areas of Expertise
Getting tenure and then quitting is not the typical trajectory of a university professor. Yet, Dr. Warren did just that.
During her TEDxUNLV talk, “Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception, ”Dr. Warren describes how we lie to ourselves, the profound costs of our self-deception, and how to be more honest with ourselves. For when we are honest with ourselves, we have the opportunity to change.
Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception
Dr. Cortney S. Warren's book speaks to these questions about the human condition:
- How can I be happier?
- How can I have more successful relationships?
- What is my purpose in life?
- How can I help myself change?
At their core, most of these questions boil down to one central question:
How can I live a more fulfilling life?
Dr. Warren has won some of the most prestigious awards in her field.
2015 Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program
2011 Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology
2010 Samuel M. Turner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology
Recent Articles & News
Some of the biggest lies we tell ourselves center around the subject of death. We may avoid thinking about mortality by refusing to write a will. We may have no idea what end of life options our parents or loved ones want when confronted with death because we don’t want to talk about it. And, most of us think that being diagnosed with a terminal illness is simply something that couldn’t happen to me.Read More