Pooja Lakshmin

Dr Pooja Lakshmin, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and author specializing in women's mental health, with a focus on how broken systems impact women's emotional lives. She is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, a medical advisor to Peloton and the founder of Gemma, the first digital education platform dedicated exclusively to women's mental health. She is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine and maintains a private practice, where she applies an integrative approach to taking care of women suffering from maternal mental health conditions. Her advice has been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, The Drew Barrymore Show and NPR, and in The New York Times, Glamour, Marie Claire, Self, Harper's Bazaar, Bustle and in various other media outlets. She lives in Austin, Texas with her partner and their two cats.

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