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Speaker Bio

Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual and bicultural licensed psychologist, speaker and leadership coach. She is the founder of Calathea Wellness Coaching and Psychological Services, Inc. Dr. Lisette is passionate about demystifying and destigmatizing mental health. Her goal is to empower people to be the best version of themselves. She enjoys working with BIPOC and first-gen professionals. Additionally, Dr. Lisette has a unique expertise working with founders, entrepreneurs, and creators.

Fun Fact: Dr. Lisette trained her cat, Louie, to walk on a leash. Her walks with Louie are integral to her wellness routine.

  • Role
    Mental Health Professional, Mental Health Advocate
  • Pronouns
  • Languages
    English, Hablo Español
  • Gender
    Cisgender, Female
  • Speaking Engagements
    Workshop, Panel, Keynote, Moderator, Support Group
Top 6 Most Requested Speaking Topics
  1. Latinx Mental Health
  2. Destigmatizing Mental Health and Therapy
  3. Burnout Prevention and Management
  4. Stress Management
  5. Impostor Phenomenon (commonly known as impostor syndrome)
  6. Maintaining a Work-Life Balance
Past Talks

Talks 2021

  • Managing Social Anxiety & Developing Confidence w/ Public Speaking
  • Art Therapy to Manage Emotional Distress
  • Understanding and Managing Body Image Concerns
  • Mental Health Strategies to Increase Motivation, Goal Setting and Focus
  • Managing ZOOM Fatigue
  • The Impostor Phenomenon
  • Understanding and Managing Social Anxiety
  • SMART Goals
  • Mini-Writing Retreat for BIPOC Graduate Students
  • BIPOC Professionals in Psychology Panel


  • Destigmatizing Mental Health
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Let’s talk about depression
  • Anxiety: What is it and how do I make it stop?
  • Latinx Mental Health and Impostor Syndrome
  • SSSP/OASIS Alumni Panel

IGTV Live 2021

  • Consejos w/Dr. Lisette Sanchez an IGTV Live Series
    • Your Rights as a Client in Therapy w/@blualliance
    • Demystifying the Therapy Process w/@mujeresxpsych
    • BIPOC Graduate Students' Mental Health w/@janice_e_castro
  • Building Intersectional Awareness Working with Clients w/@dr.laurencook


  • Mental Health for Latinx & First-Gen College Students w/@academicmami
  • Mujer Feature Series: Dr. Lisette Sanchez w/@mujeresxpsych

Podcast Latinx Therapy: When You're the English Translator for Your Family| Cuando Necesitas Un Hijo que Traduzca En Inglés

  • Institution
    University of Oregon
  • Degree
    PhD in Counseling Psychology
  • Institution
    Columbia University
  • Degree
    MA & EdM in Psychological Counseling
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