Join psychologists Dr. Miriam Kirmayer - friendship expert - and Dr. Jade-Isis Lefebvre - for an online live discussion about all your friendship questions! We'll talk about nurturing friendships through difficult experiences, transitioning to a more social lifestyle, communicating boundaries, navigating differences in values, and more timely and meaningful themes, as requested by students. Register now with your friendship questions! There will also be opportunities to ask questions and participate in the live chat.
Dr. Miriam Kirmayer is a clinical psychologist and leading friendship expert who has studied the science of friendship and social connection for over a decade. Her work focuses on helping others navigate life transitions, cultivate resilience and self-compassion, and build stronger relationships with the people who matter most. Dr. Kirmayer’s words and advice have appeared in outlets such as The Atlantic, CNN, Forbes, The New York Times, TIME, and Vogue. She is a featured expert for Psychology Today and Women’s Health and a frequent guest on television shows and podcasts, including The TODAY Show and NPR. As a speaker and consultant, Dr. Kirmayer partners with businesses and organizations on events, initiatives, and global studies related to social connection and mental health.
Whether Dr. Kirmayer is working one-on-one with clients or sharing the science of connection and compassion, her goal is to help others create meaningful relationships and fulfilling lives. Dr. Kirmayer lives in Montreal with her husband and their two curious and spirited sons. She is currently writing her first non-fiction book on adult friendships and is represented by Aevitas Creative Management.