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Dr. Pooja Lakshmin

2025 Speaker
Dr. Pooja Lakshmin

Speaker | Essential Boundaries: The Key to Real Self-Care and Burnout Prevention

POOJA LAKSHMIN MD is a board-certified psychiatrist whose private practice specializes in women’s mental health, as well as a clinical faculty member at George Washington University School of Medicine.  Her debut book, REAL SELF-CARE: Crystals, Cleanses, and Bubble-Baths Not Included, was named an NPR Best Book of 2023 and is a national best-seller. Dr. Lakshmin’s essays for The New York Times, including her 2021 essay “This Isn’t Burnout, It’s Betrayal,” have gone viral. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her partner Justin, their toddler, and their two cats.