Lise Van Susteren

Lise Van Susteren, MD, is an American psychiatrist, environmental activist, and author. She has worked to raise public awareness of climate change and the effects of climate change on mental health.

Emotional Inflammation: Discover Your Triggers and Reclaim Your Equilibrium During Anxious Times

If you’ve suffered from sleep problems, hyperreactivity, persistent grief, or inescapable worry about the future―especially triggered by the nonstop news cycle―then you’re probably dealing with emotional inflammation. The good news is: there’s something you can do about it.

Interview: Lise Van Susteren Talks About the Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change

Lise Van Susteren talks about the effects of climate change on mental health.

Distressed by Recent Turmoil? New Book Offers Coping Tips Based on Your ‘Reactor Type.’

Each of us has our own personal response styles when it comes to dealing with potential threats, everyday stressors, and worries about the future.


Solastalgia: How Climate Impacts Mental Health

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren explains “solastalgia” and other aspects of climate anxiety or climate grief.


Emotional Inflammation: Q&A with Lise Van Susteren, MD, and Stacey Colino


Lise Van Susteren and Stacey Colino: “Emotional Inflammation”

Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren, M.D., and writer Stacey Colino for a powerful discussion about their new book, Emotional Inflammation, and learn how to become more grounded and resilient in turbulent times.


Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren on Climate Change at Apha 2017

A psychiatrist, Van Susteren talks about the mental health effects of climate change, which can include depression, anxiety and PTSD.


Dr. Lise Van Susteren: the Psychological Effects of Global Warming

Lise Van Susteren, M.D., psychiatrist and climate activist, discusses the emotional impact of climate chaos on humans and how we can prepare for it.


Lise Van Susteren, MD, Speaks on Mental Health Issues and Climate Change

Lise Can Susteren, MD, Psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Georgetown University, speaks on mental health issues and climate health.


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