ABOUT THE GUEST:
Dr. Sarkis is a licensed psychologist, writer and performance consultant living in Boston, USA. She has a private practice where she works with individuals, groups and organizations. Dr. Sarkis emphasizes collaboration, partnership, and personal empowerment.
Dr. Sarkis earned her master’s in psychology from Boston College and doctorate from George Washington University. She approaches psychological growth and change from an integrative perspective, where she blends her strong psychodynamic and insight-oriented training with more traditionally behavioral and mind/body techniques to help patients foster insight and access motivation. Dr. Sarkis has studied extensively the use of mindfulness, functional medicine, hormones, positive psychology and how food, medicine and mood are interconnected. She integrates these various modalities to bring you a modern interpretation on how to optimize human potential. Her influences include Dr.’s Hyman, Benson, Kabat-Zinn and Gordon, as well as Tara Brach, Steven Kotler, Irvin Yalom, Howard Stern and Bruce Springsteen to name only a few.
Steven Kotler: Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance.
He is the author of nine bestsellers (out of thirteen books) and has appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, TIME and the Harvard Business Review.