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Anna Yusim, MD

Yusim Psychiatry, Consulting & Executive CoachingYusim Psychiatry, Consulting & Executive Coaching

New York, NY

Member Since February 2023


Executive Leadership
Executive Management


Dr. Anna Yusim is an internationally-recognized, award-winning Board-Certified, Stanford- and Yale-educated Psychiatrist & Executive Coach with a Private Practice in New York City and Connecticut. She is the best-selling author of Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life. On the Clinical Faculty at Yale Medical School, Dr. Yusim is presently creating a Spirituality & Mental Health Center at Yale. With clients including Forbes 500 CEOs, Olympic athletes, A-list actors and actresses, and the Chairs of academic departments at top universities, Dr. Anna Yusim has helped over 2000 people in 60 countries achieve greater impact, purpose, and joy in their life and work.

Published content

Psychiatry Expert: Freud's Eros and Thanatos As a Lens to Understand Today's Polarized World


By acknowledging and understanding these primal forces within and outside us, we can move toward a more harmonious future, both personally and collectively.

12 Top Tips to Improve a Business’s SEO at Little or No Cost

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Putting time and effort into making improvements to your business’s SEO strategy is a worthwhile investment. With so many brands vying for attention in the digital space, attracting potential customers and retaining their attention can sometimes come at a high cost. To keep expenses down, many companies have turned to search engine optimization or SEO to boost their position in search results and drive more traffic to their website and content. Determining which small but necessary changes will be most beneficial requires thorough consideration of your target audience. To help, 12 Newsweek Expert Forum members each share one tip that business leaders can leverage to improve their business’s SEO at little or no cost.

15 Strategies to Find New Business Opportunities in a Market Downturn

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Though an uncertain market can be challenging for entrepreneurs, it can also be an opportunity to grow. While market downturns can devastate companies across industries, they can also be full of potential. By leaning in on being agile and flexible, business leaders can effectively navigate uncertainty, find new opportunities and execute needed change.  As experts, the members of Newsweek Expert Forum members have dealt with their own share of market challenges. Below, 15 of them each share one way companies can look for new business opportunities in a market downturn and secure a bright future.

20 Seemingly Harmless Habits That May Hinder Leadership Success

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Doing a thorough examination of their own habits can help leaders see which behaviors are holding them back. Leaders play an essential role in organizations, helping to establish workplace culture and acting as examples for employees to model their behavior after. When leaders have good habits, it results in increased satisfaction, productivity and morale in employees. However, when leaders have bad habits, even when the intention isn’t to set a bad example, it limits and decreases the amount of success a leader and business can achieve. To help leaders identify which habits they should consider eliminating completely, 20 Newsweek Expert Forum members each share one seemingly harmless habit that can actually hinder leadership success.

20 Unique Ways to Give Employees the Flexibility They Crave

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Give your employees the flexibility they need to thrive with these unique offerings and strategies. Numerous studies have found that employees not only value flexibility in the workplace, but they also thrive when they actually receive it. While hybrid and remote work arrangements have become increasingly commonplace, organizations continue to explore unique and uncommon ways to provide even more flexibility. Companies that do this are more likely to attract and retain a workforce that's both productive and highly satisfied. To help businesses support their teams, 20 members of Newsweek Expert Forum share out-of-the-box offerings and strategies to give employees the flexibility they crave.

18 Strategies to Approach Business Decisions Objectively

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Leaning on the perspectives and expertise of the entire team can help ensure decisions are made with care. Leaders are often faced with critical decisions that can significantly impact a company's success. However, the process of decision making can often be clouded by preconceived notions and assumptions. To make the best possible choices, leaders must step back and evaluate their own biases—but they may not always be sure how to do so. Below, 18 members of Newsweek Expert Forum share top strategies to help leaders set aside their assumptions and approach critical business decisions with an objective eye.

Company details

Yusim Psychiatry, Consulting & Executive Coaching

Company bio

In my practice, I do therapy with all of my patients — a combination of existential, psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, and spiritual therapy. When medically indicated, I prescribe psychiatric medication when desired by the patient. I also utilize many supplements and help my patients to optimize their diet, exercise, and sleep regimen. I also use various other psychological and spiritual modalities, including yoga, meditation, prayer, journaling, dreamwork, nature therapy, and many others.



Area of focus

Small and Medium Businesses

Company size

Myself only