Dr. Mary Lamia

Dr. Mary Lamia

Dr. Lamia’s career-long passion for encouraging emotional awareness in adults, adolescents, and pre-teens is exemplified by her books.

She is the author of Emotions! Making Sense of Your Feelings, Understanding Myself: A Kid’s Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings; and an upcoming book, What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success. She co-authored The White Knight Syndrome: Rescuing Yourself from Your Need to Rescue Others and a forthcoming book, The Upside of Shame.

Her blog posts for Psychology TodayTherapy Today, and How Do I Date websites illustrate her endeavor to convey an understanding of emotion and its significant role in who we become. With that same goal in mind, she is also a professor in the doctoral program of the Wright Institute in Berkeley and has a private practice in Kentfield, California.

You can find out more about Dr. Lamia at her web site here.