How attachment influences self-image


Judy Ho

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Negative thoughts often lead to self-sabotage, imposter syndrome, or unhealthy stress coping. Dr. Judy Ho, a neuropsychologist, professor and author explains why our brains lean towards negativity and offers strategies to boost productivity, joy, and resilience. She discusses how early attachment styles shape core beliefs and presents ten methods to foster positivity and healing. Dr. Judy Ho, Ph.D., ABPP, ABPdN, is a Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist, a tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, and an author. Her books include "Stop Self-Sabotage" (HarperCollins, 2019), "I’ll Give it to Your Straight-ish" (Flashpoint, 2021), and "The New Rules of Attachment" (Hachette, 2024). Based in Manhattan Beach, CA, she specializes in neuropsychological assessments, appears as an expert on various media platforms, and conducts research to enhance mental health care. She integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in her practice and is a sought-after speaker for conferences and workshops. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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