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Cortney S. Warren PhD, ABPP

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Dr. Cortney S. Warren is a board-certified clinical psychologist and former tenured associate professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She earned her bachelor’s degree from Macalester College in 2000 and 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 addictions, self-deception, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. With almost 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, seven book chapters, two books, and 75 professional presentations, Dr. Warren’s work appears in some of the field's top journals. She has won some of the most prestigious awards in her field.

In addition to publishing in scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing theoretically grounded, empirically-supported psychological research to the general public. Consequently, Dr. Warren works as a research consultant and keynote speaker and writes a blog for Psychology Today. In her TEDx talk Honest Liars, and the associated book, Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception, Dr. Warren describes her view that self-deception is our biggest obstacle to life fulfillment. In 2023, she published a self-help book on love addiction and breakups called Letting Go of Your Ex (2023). For more information on her work, visit DrCortney.com.

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