23 April 2020 - 17:00

Session 1: Monsters Under the Bed: Recognising stress in all its forms


Host: Martha Mghendi-Fisher

Speaker: Alessandra Wall, Ph.D.,Licensed Clinical Psychologist

During this session we will:

  • Talk about anxiety and stress and what it is(the interplay between perceived danger and perceived control).
  • Outline all the different ways in which stress can manifest, from the more common (sleeplessness, tension, headaches, worry…) to the more subtle (impatience, boredom, distractibility, irritability, fatigue…)
  • Outline a 5-step stress awareness process
  • Q & A

About Dr. Wall

Dr. Alessandra Wall is a licensed clinical psychologist and leadership coach who specializes in helping women secure the careers and success they’ve earned.

She specializes in helping smart, professional women find their voices, show up more confidently, and succeed on their own terms. Her mission is to advocate for and act as an ally for women who want to make their mark, be heard, and succeed professionally, and support organizations that genuinely strive to retain and elevate these exceptional women.

Dr. Wall has been in private practice in San Diego since 2007, she founded Life in Focus Coaching in 2013 to better support the women she was working with. She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology (Cum Laude) from Duke University and her Doctorate of Philosophy in clinical psychology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

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