With so many tempting distractions and so much emphasis on productivity, it's tough to stay mentally strong in today's world. My goal is to help people give up the bad habits that are holding them back so they can become the strongest and best versions of themselves.
Amy Morin, LCSW, has worked as a psychotherapist since 2002. As a licensed clinical social worker, she's worked with children and teens, as well as their parents, teachers, and other caregivers on issues such as behavior problems and bullying. She diagnoses and treats mental health problems and teaches teens the skills they need to succeed.
Amy has collaborated with many school departments on strategies to address behavior problems, bullying, and mental health issues in teens. She has taught parenting classes and provided one-on-one parent training to help parents address a variety of behavior problems and family issues.
Amy is also the author of three books including "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," which is now available into 33 languages.
She was a therapeutic foster parent for over 10 years and she frequently provided short-term, respite, and emergency placements for children and teens.
Amy has been quoted or mentioned in many major online and print publications, including Time, Fast Company, US News & World Report, Parenting, Oprah.com, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping and Business Insider. She's also appeared on-camera for interviews with Inside Edition, Good Day New York!, Inc., Fox Business, Huffington Post Live, Business Insider, and Forbes.
She's a regular contributor to Forbes and Inc. and her articles are frequently syndicated to Psychology Today and Huffington Post.
Amy received her bachelor's degree in social work from the University of Maine and her master's degree in social work from the University of New England.
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