Dr. Lise Deguire is a clinical psychologist in private practice. She is the lone surviving child of gifted, unsettled and iconoclastic parents. After being severely burned in a fire, she spent most of her childhood in the hospital, undergoing countless surgical procedures.
Dr. Deguire attended Tufts University, graduating in 1985, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Hahnemann/Widener University in 1990. For the past fourteen years she has been in solo practice in Pennington, New Jersey. She is the author of her memoir, Flashback Girl: Lessons on Resilience from a Burn Survivor. She has appeared on television, podcasts, and radio, and has been published in multiple publicatons including Psychology Today, the Trenton Times, Grown & Flown.com, and Medium.com. Dr. Deguire writes a blog about psychological resilience issues and has become a national keynote speaker. She has over 10,000 social media followers on a variety of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.
She is married to Douglas Behan, her happily-ever-after husband, and has two amazing daughters, Julia and Anna Sismour, and one very cute dog. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.