Helping Our Kids (and Ourselves) to Build More Resilience with Dr. Kate Lund

What is resilience, anyway? Dr. Kate Lund is a clinical psychologist who specializes in helping kids, athletes, and teams build resilience.
Helping Our Kids (and Ourselves) to Build More Resilience with Dr. Kate Lund
Published June 27, 2023

Resilience is all the rage in education, mental health, and self-help circles these days.

But what is resilience, really?

And, what isn’t resilience?

Dr. Kate Lund is a licensed clinical psychologist of nearly 20 years, a peak performance coach, a best-selling author, and a TEDx speaker.

Dr. Kate’s specialized training in pediatric medical psychology has spanned world-renowned Shriners Hospital for Children; Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, all of which are affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

She uses a strengths-based approach to help her clients improve their confidence in school, sports, and life while helping them to become more resilient and reach their full potential at all levels.

In this interview with host Dave Ursillo, Dr. Kate explains:

  • How resilience is a practiced mindset that reflects one’s baseline stress and ability to regulate stress over time
  • How her diagnosis of hydrocephalus at age four gave Kate a hard-earned, life-long lesson in resilience
  • What we can do to help our kids develop resilience, including through modeling and finding age-appropriate tools and practices to help kids self-regulate

Dr. Kate is also the host of The Optimized Mind, a podcast that explores how we can define our own unique context, build resilience and maximize potential through engaging with today’s top thought leaders in the business and personal development space.

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