Emily Anhalt keynote speaker
Emily Anhalt keynote speaker

Emily Anhalt

Expert Business Psychologist

Speaker Themes

  • Emotional fitness
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork & culture
  • Employee motivation
  • The intersection between psychology & business

Travels from

San Francisco, USA


Emily Anhalt, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist, speaker, author and researcher dedicated to helping founders, leaders, entrepreneurs, employees, and teams build their emotional fitness.

By working at the intersection of psychology and business, Dr. Anhalt will help your team increase productivity, lower attrition, improve interpersonal dynamics and spur more success.

Born and raised in the heart of Silicon Valley, Dr. Anhalt has always had an interest in the psychology of the entrepreneur. After studying psychology at The University of Michigan, she attained Masters and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, California.

For the past thirteen years, Dr. Anhalt has been working clinically with executives, leaders and teams, and has conducted extensive research with prominent psychologists and entrepreneurs about how leaders can improve their emotional fitness.

Dr. Anhalt has matched more than 800 people into therapy, and has collaborated with some of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world including Google, Walmart, NBCUniversal, Asana, TEDx, Github, NASDAQ, Unilever, Bloomberg, and Salesforce. She is the co-founder and Chief Clinical Officer of Coa: Your Gym for Mental Health. 

For more information on Emily Anhalt’s speaking topics and availability, contact Leo von Bülow-Quirk at leo@vbqspeakers.com.


We all understand the importance of taking a proactive approach to physical health — so why shouldn’t we support our teams in taking a proactive approach to their mental and emotional health? With Dr. Anhalt, your team will learn how to do just that — and, in turn, you will improve productivity, deepen community, and increase success at work.

Through her nearly two decades of research and clinical work, Dr. Emily Anhalt has studied teams and workplaces — discovering  that strong, successful companies require mentally healthy leaders, executives, and employees. Whether it’s communicating needs or bouncing forward through setbacks, focusing on emotional fitness will make all the difference. 

Dr. Emily Anhalt facilitates experiential, custom talks and workshops on everything from emotional fitness to burnout. Her topics include:

The Emotionally Fit Leader
Learn about the importance of working on your mental and emotional health proactively. Explore the seven traits of emotionally fit leaders, and kickstart your emotional fitness regimen.

Building Emotionally Fit Culture
Learn how to foster an environment of strong mental health and emotional fitness from the inside out. Leave with practical, concrete tips for building a true culture of wellness.

Managing Anxiety & Burnout
Learn (and practice) Dr. Anhalt’s proven techniques for reducing stress and managing anxiety, and walk through an effective 3-step process for preventing burnout.

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