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Keynote – Dr Lis Deguire –


Dr. Lise Deguire is a psychologist, author, and burn survivor. After being severely burned as a four-year-old, she spent much of her childhood in the hospital, undergoing surgical procedures. Dr. Deguire is the author of her multiple award-winning memoir, Flashback Girl.


Dr. Deguire attended Tufts University, graduating summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Widener University and is in solo practice. Dr. Deguire has appeared on NPR, NBC, ABC, and FOX. She is a national keynote speaker and has presented for The World Burn Congress, The Security and Exchange Commission, The American Burn Association, and the New Jersey Psychological Association. She writes for Psychology Today, and has been featured in Huffington Post, Thrive Global, Tiny Buddha, Grown and Flown, and The Elephant Journal. Dr. Deguire blogs regularly about psychological resilience. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, and her website,

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