Adia Gooden, PhD

Adia Gooden

Adia Gooden, PhD

Adia Gooden, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist; she received her BA in Psychology from Stanford University and her PhD in Clinical Community Psychology from DePaul University. Before starting her own business, Dr. Adia served as Staff Psychologist and Coordinator for Multicultural Outreach and Support for the Student Counseling Service at The University of Chicago. She also served as Director of Clinic and Community Programs at The Family Institute at Northwestern.

Dr. Adia is a sought-after, dynamic speaker who gives talks and workshops on unconditional self-worth, imposter syndrome, and Black women’s mental health. She co-authored the book Promoting Black Women’s Mental Health, published by Cambridge University Press. She also gave a TEDx talk called “Cultivating Unconditional Self-Worth” which has over 1 million views.

Dr. Adia Gooden hosts the Unconditionally Worthy podcast and coaches high achieving professional women to embrace their unconditional self-worth.

Financial Disclosures: Adia Gooden maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from Leading Edge Seminars Inc.