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Anna Lembke


Anna Lembke is professor of psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic. A clinician scholar, she has published more than a hundred peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and commentaries. She sits on the board of several state and national addiction-focused organizations, has testified before various committees in the United States House of Representatives and Senate, keeps an active speaking calendar, and maintains a thriving clinical practice.

In 2016, she published Drug Dealer, MD – How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It’s So Hard to Stop (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016), which was highlighted in the New York Times as one of the top five books to read to understand the opioid epidemic (Zuger, 2018). Dr. Lembke recently appeared on the Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, an unvarnished look at the impact of social media on our lives.

Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence (Dutton/Penguin Random House, August 2021), an instant New York Times Bestseller, explores how to moderate compulsive overconsumption in a dopamine-overloaded world.

August 04, 2022

E382: Neuropsychologists explain HOW to HEAL childhood trauma and addiction

Are you struggling with healing childhood trauma and abuse symptoms? In this episode we are joined by Dr. Caroline Leaf, Dr. Jud Brewer, Dr. Philippe Douyon, and Dr. Anna Lembke. We talk about the impact of creating neuroplasticity in our lives,... See show notes at:

Inner Child Trauma Coach Therapist

February 07, 2022

E203: How to Understand Addiction as a Trauma Survivor with Dr. Anna Lembke | Trauma Healing Coach

In this episode, I am excited to bring on Dr. Anna Lembke, one of the leading researchers and scientists on addiction on planet earth. She is a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of the Stanford Addiction... See show notes at:

Depression And Anxiety Healing Trauma Survivor