Specialties: Psychological Transformation
Personal and Professional Growth
Dr. Anna Yusim is an internationally-recognized, award-winning, Board-Certified, Stanford and Yale-educated Psychiatrist. With clients including Forbes 500 CEOs, Olympic athletes, A-list actors and actresses, and the Chairs of academic departments at top universities, Dr. Anna Yusim has helped over 3000 people in 70 countries achieve greater impact, purpose, and joy in their life and work.
Dr. Yusim believes every person is unique and therefore needs an individually-tailored coaching approach. The philosophy of Yusim Executive Coaching is that to optimize workplace performance, one must first achieve one’s highest level of psychological, emotional & mental well-being. What is holding you back from being your best self? Who would you be without fear? How can you become more productive with less effort?
Having worked for 16 years as one of Manhattan’s top psychiatrists, Dr. Yusim brings her psychological training to the table with her executives to:
- understand how patterns of thinking and feeling from their past affect their workplace performance
- find greater personal fulfillment in their work
- cultivate their unique approach to leadership, productivity, and team-building
An empathic & action-oriented approach enables Dr. Yusim’s clients to make real and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives.
On the Clinical Faculty at Yale Medical School, Dr. Yusim is presently creating the world’s first Spirituality and Mental Health Center. She is the best-selling author of Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. Her book was voted as one of the top 23 Life-Changing Books by Forbes and the Top Book of 2017 by Spirituality and Health Magazine. Dr. Yusim has published over 150 articles on the intersection of leadership, psychology, well-being and achievement. She is a frequent guest on CNN, Fox News, ABC and other news outlets, and has appeared on hundreds of national and international TV shows, radio programs, and podcasts.
In 2020, Dr. Yusim received the top honor granted to an American psychiatrist, being named a Distinguished Fellow by the American Psychiatric Association. Other awards and distinctions she has received include the National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Research Resident Award, the American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship, the William Webb Fellowship from the Academy for Psychosomatic Medicine, the American Psychiatric Institute for Research & Education (APIRE) Janssen Research Award, the Seed Research Grant from the American Medical Association, First Prize in the Sermo Resident Challenge, the Carta Fellowship from the World Psychiatric Association, the Janet M. Glasgow- Rubin Award for Women Leaders at Yale Medical School, the William F. Downs Fellowship for International Research, the Max Kade Fellowship, the Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Scholarship for Leadership, the Foreman Fleisher Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence, the Golden Award for Top Thesis written in the Humanities at Stanford University, the Hoefzer Prize for Top Essay Written in Stanford University Course, the Bessie F. Lawrence International Fellowship, and the National Science Foundation Scholarship.