Ways to Conquer Imposter Syndrome – Dr. Ericka Goodwin

by | Feb 3, 2021 | Podcast

Doubt is a feeling that can haunt us– doubt in our abilities, accomplishments, and sometimes even our talents and skills. If you feel this way– then it’s not just you. I know I myself have struggled with it.

In this episode we discuss Imposter Syndrome, or a psychological pattern in which an individual doubts their skills, talents or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a “fraud”. People sometimes fail not because of their abilities or lack thereof but because of mentally holding themselves back. Join as I talk to Dr. Ericka Goodwin. We go in depth about this mental trap that 7 out of 10 people are caught in at least once.

CEO of Goodwin Wellness Enterprises, LLC, an acclaimed psychiatrist and thought leader. Dr. Ericka Goodwin is my guest in this episode. She is passionate about improving mental health, making people feel loved, cared for, seen and helping people see the best in themselves. Her goal is to enable women to embrace their authentic selves, free from the expectations of others in order to live a life filled with love and joy.

Episode Highlights:

  • What is imposter syndrome
  • Causes of imposter syndrome
  • How does one know if they have imposter syndrome
  • Her advice on preventing imposter syndrome
  • The different types of imposter syndrome
  • Maintenance therapy and its advantages
  • Advice for athletes or aspiring athletes
  • How to deal with self doubt
  • Her latest book, Fix Your Fairytale and the writing process behind it
  • Dr. Ericka as a Jean Spurlock Congressional Fellow

About Our Guest:

Dr. Ericka Goodwin is a proud graduate of Spelman College and Emory University School of Medicine, who completed her general psychiatry training at Morehouse School of Medicine. After which, she trained in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harvard. She then became a Jean Spurlock congressional fellow before going into practice. Presently, she is the CEO of Goodwin Wellness Enterprises, LLC. She is also a best seller author, motivational speaker, psychiatrist, and integrative lifestyle coach. 

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