Dr. Cortney S. Warren is a board-certified clinical psychologist and retired Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After earning her bachelor’s degree at Macalester College in 2000, Cortney received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Texas A&M University in 2006 after completing her clinical internship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School.  

Dr. Warren is an expert on eating disorders, addictions, self-deception, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. In a TEDx talk called “Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception,” Dr. Warren argued that self-deception is our biggest obstacle to life fulfillment. As such, Dr. Warren challenges audiences to improve their lives by looking within and changing the only thing they have any control over—themselves.

Training: The Psychology of Self-Deception

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