Dr. Samantha Boardman is a New York-based psychiatrist and author. She got her B.A. from Harvard University, M.D. from Cornell University Medical College, and completed a 4-year residency in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College.
She later went on to also earn a Master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Positive psychology is the scientific study of optimal mental health; it focuses more on human strength and mental wellbeing rather than illness.