In this episode, Chris Hadnagy is joined by Dr. Cortney Warren. Dr. Warren is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and former tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).  She is an expert on addictions, self-deception, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. In addition to publishing in some of the field’s top scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing theoretically grounded, empirically-supported psychological research to the general public. So, in addition to her academic work, Dr. Warren is a research consultant, keynote speaker, and writes a blog for Psychology Today. September 13, 2021 

 

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In this episode, Chris Hadnagy is joined by Dr. Cortney Warren. Dr. Warren is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and former tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).  She is an expert on addictions, self-deception, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. In addition to publishing in some of the field’s top scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing theoretically grounded, empirically-supported psychological research to the general public. So, in addition to her academic work, Dr. Warren is a research consultant, keynote speaker, and writes a blog for Psychology Today. September 13, 2021 

 

00:00 – Intro 

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www.innocentlivesfoundation.org 

02:10 – Cortney Warren Intro 

03:35 – How did you get started? 

07:28 – Why is it so hard to be honest with ourselves? 

10:01 – What gets the person from “it’s easy to lie to myself” to “I’m readily open to admit this” 

13:25 – Admitting the truth is just the first step 

13:20 – There are certain ways humans lie to themselves.  One of them is “The Specialness Fallacy” 

17:43 – How do people make the change in someone who doesn’t want to make the change, they’re not at that point yet? 

21:45 – Is self-deception the same in every culture? 

25:47 – Is there a particular culture that is more honest with themselves than others? 

28:12 – Why is bringing research to the public such a mission for you? 

31:41 – How do we make the change out of self-deception? 

41:30 – Have you helped people in abusive relationships with your methods? 

44:31 – When does your book come out? 

44:47 – How to reach Cortney: 

www.choosehonesty.com 

Email: [email protected] 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CortneySWarren

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrCortneyWarren  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-cortney-s-warren-phd-abpp-a4188772/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQGXD7Ms5oR3GzsPZl3Tjl_9qj71MezHj

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cortneywarren/ 

45:37 – Who is your greatest mentor? 

My mother, Karen J Warren 

48:25 – Favorite Books: 

Victor Frankl –Man’s Search for Meaning 

50:16 – Outro 

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