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Dr. Miriam Kirmayer

Clinical Psychologist

Dr . Miriam Kirmayer is a clinical psychologist and leading friendship expert who has studied the science of connection for over a decade. Her work focuses on helping people to navigate life transitions, cultivate resilience and self-compassion, and build healthier relationships and more connected lives . As a speaker and consultant, Dr . Kirmayer partners with businesses , organizations, and non-profits to encourage mental wellness , meaningful relationships , and community. She s it s on the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez , and collaborates with universities and academic institutions to improve students’ mental health, relationships , and adjustment to campus life. Her work has been featured in a variety of outlet s , including The Atlantic, Forbes , the New York Times , TIME, and Vogue. She is a frequent guest on television shows and podcasts ranging from the Today Show and NPR to pop-culture driven media alongside best-selling authors, TV personalities , and thought leaders . Connect with Dr. Miriam @miriamkirmayer and learn more about her work at