As a psychotherapist turned author, Amy’s mission is to make the world a stronger place. Her education and expertise as a psychotherapist, combined with her personal experiences overcoming tragedy, give her a unique perspective on mental strength.
In 2013, Amy introduced the world to the concept of mental strength when her article, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, became an anthem read by more than 50 million people.
She’s been dubbed the “self-help guru of the moment,” by The Guardian and Forbes refers to her as a “thought leadership star.” Her advice has been featured by numerous media outlets including Time, Fast Company, Success, Business Insider, Oprah.com, Fox News, CNN, CNBC, and Today. She also appears in a Red Bull TV show called Visions of Greatness.
She lectures across the globe to provide trainings, workshops, and keynote speeches that teach people how to build their mental muscle. Students from 42 countries access her online mental strength course.
She gave one of the most popular TEDx talks of all time. She is a columnist for Forbes, Inc., and Psychology Today. She also serves as a parenting expert for Verywell.
Her first book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, is an international bestseller that is being translated into 29 languages. Her latest book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, focuses on how parents can become mental strength coaches for their children.