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Dr. Miriam Kirmayer

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 and organizations to encourage
mental wellness, meaningful relationships, and community. She sits on the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Wondermind, a mental fitness company co-founded by Selena Gomez. Dr. Kirmayer's work appears in a variety of outlets, 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 The Cut to NPR. Dr. Miriam Kirmayer received her Ph.D. from McGill University and lives in Montreal, Canada with her husband and their two children. Connect with Dr. Miriam @miriamkirmayer and learn more at

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