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Dr. Tal Leead Bio:

Dr. Tal (PsyD) is a psychologist, best-selling author, and founder of Happier Being™. With over 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Tal is trained in a variety of psychotherapy modalities but currently focuses on positive psychology. Her first book, “Happier Being: Your Path to Optimizing Habits, Health & Happiness” was published in September of 2022 and topped several Amazon best-seller lists. Since publishing, the book has sold thousands of copies, received a finalist award from American Book Fest, and was featured in various publications. It has received praise from the likes of world-renowned meditation expert Sharon Salzberg, amongst many others.

Before running her own practice, Dr. Tal worked at a Los Angeles County mental health center where she advised the top medical team on best practices and increased her patients’ well-being. She received her doctorate degree in psychology (Psy.D) from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. 

Speaker At:

Over the past several years Dr. Tal has been a presenter / featured speaker for the following organizations:

  • Gross Global Happiness Summit, University for Peace & World Happiness Academy
  • Happiness Center at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • International Positive Psychology Association World Congress, Los Angeles
  • Spring Institute at West Valley Mental Health Clinic, Los Angeles 
  • National Psychological Association Convention, Israel
  • The Oaks at Ojai Spa, Ojai 

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Book: “Happier Being: Your Path to Optimizing Habits, Health & Happiness” 

Why am I not happier? What does well-being truly feel like? Can I learn how to be a happier person?

The answer is a resounding YES! No matter your circumstance, you can learn to become happier by optimizing how you think, feel, and behave every day. Through the latest research, client success stories, and a bit of humor, this book will give you the formula for greater happiness and success in life! So go ahead, unlock your full potential with each page, live more, and flourish into a healthier, Happier Being™.

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Amazon or Barnes & Noble

Dr. Tal’s book became a #1 Amazon best-seller in several new release categories including “Happiness”, “Mental Health” and others. Since publication, the book has been well-received and sold 1,000’s of copies on Amazon. 

Dr. Tal’s book was recognized by American Book Fest as a finalist in the “self-help” category. This recognition along with reviews and select praise from renowed professionals (below) have helped propel the book’s success.

Select Praise for Happier Being

“A superb framework for anyone looking to get healthier, feel better, and be happier!”Michelle Segar, author of The Joy Choice and No Sweat

“This book shows that more joy is within your reach – within all of our reach. Written with appeal and humor, the chapters direct one’s thinking to all the ways we can find our true wonderful selves.”Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness

“At a time where there is a seemingly infinite amount of happiness advice, Happier Being cuts through the noise. A fun, fascinating, and all-around helpful read.” Chris Bailey, author of Hyperfocus and The Productivity Project

“A compelling, practical, wisdom-filled read for anyone wanting to lead a more hopeful life.”Kathryn Goetzke, UN Representative for the World Federation for Mental Health