Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience From a Burn Survivor

On Thursday’s show, we were discussing mental health topics such as resilience, depression, recovery from multiple trauma, parental narcissism, maternal neglect, suicide with a special guest, Dr. Lise Deguire!

Dr. Deguire is a clinical psychologist in private practice. She is the lone surviving child of gifted, unsettled and iconoclastic parents. After being severely burned in a fire, she spent most of her childhood in the hospital, undergoing countless surgical procedures.

Dr. Deguire graduated from Tufts University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Hahnemann/Widener University. For the past twenty years she has been in solo practice in Pennington, New Jersey. She is the author of her memoir, Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience From a Burn Survivor. She has appeared on NPR, NBC, ABC, FOX, Sirius XM and numerous podcasts. She is a blogger for Psychology Today, and has been featured in Tiny Buddha, Thrive Global, The Elephant Journal, Best Ever You, The Trenton Times, and Grown & Flown. Dr. Deguire writes a blog about psychological resilience issues and is a national keynote speaker.

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