Lisa (Li) Kentgen, Ph.D., is an author and psychologist who has worked in private practice, and in academic and research settings. She has presented widely on topics such as living with greater intentionality and treating anxiety and depression. Her writing for scientific publications has covered topics including the development of conscious awareness, the neurobiology of depression and anxiety, and identifying emotional difficulties in children. Seeing an acute need for accessible tools to help us cultivate environments that foster our collective well-being, she began research for her new  book, “The Practice of Belonging,” with a focus on communities. She is also the author of “An Intentional Life: Five Foundations of Authenticity and Purpose.”

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Li Kentgen

Lisa (Li) Kentgen is an author, educator, and psychologist focusing on people who place relationships front and center and, in so doing, who are transforming how we relate to each other.