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Dr. Lisa Orbé Austin

Verified Thinkfluencer
Psychologist | Founding Partner
Dynamic Transitions Psychological Consulting, LLP


Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin is a licensed psychologist and executive coach, holding a doctorate in counseling psychology from Columbia University. She is a recognized expert on impostor syndrome, frequently featured in major media outlets such as the Financial Times, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Refinery29. LinkedIn has twice honored her as a Top Voice in Job Search and Careers as well as Mental Health. Dr. Orbé-Austin has been a speaker at numerous national conferences and gave a TEDx talk titled "The Impostor Syndrome Paradox: Unleashing the Power of You."

As both a clinician and researcher, her work focuses on practical, research- backed results. She contributed to The American Psychological Association's book on the Impostor Phenomenon, titled The Impostor Phenomenon: Psychological Research, Theory, and Interventions (APA Press, 2024).

Dr. Orbé-Austin co-authored her first book, Own Your Greatness: Overcome Impostor Syndrome, Beat Self-Doubt, and Succeed in Life (Ulysses Press, 2020) with her partner, Dr. Richard Orbé-Austin. Released in April 2020, the book was a finalist for the Foreword INDIES Book Award. Her second book, Your Unstoppable Greatness: Break Free of Impostor Syndrome, Cultivate Your Agency, and Achieve Your Ultimate Career Goals (Ulysses Press, 2022), addresses systemic dynamics in workplaces and cultures that keep impostor syndrome in place and how to directly combat those dynamics.

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