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Dr. Lise Deguire is a psychologist, author, and burn survivor. After being severely burned as a four-year-old, she spent years in the hospital undergoing multiple reconstructive surgeries.  She was raised by outrageously flawed, gifted, and iconoclastic parents. Dr. Deguire tells the story of surviving the fire and her parents in the multiple award-winning memoir Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience from a Burn Survivor.


Dr. Deguire graduated from Tufts University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Widener University. Dr. Deguire has appeared on NPR, NBC, ABC, and FOX. She has presented for the World Burn Congress, the Security and Exchange Commission, the American Burn Association, and the New Jersey Psychological Association. She is a blogger for Psychology Today, and has been featured in Thrive Global, Tiny Buddha, The Elephant Journal, and Best Ever You. You can follow Dr. Deguire on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, as well as her resilience blog.


Dr. Deguire lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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