Career & Wellbeing


Wit & Reason with Dr. Alexis Moreno

Dr. Alexis Moreno and guest expert Dr. LaNysha Adams, principal consultant, discuss the psychological and anthropological significance of our work lives and the various phases of our career development. Dr. Alexis and Dr. LaNysha also share practical steps to overcome unemployment, underemployment and social barriers to help you live your best life!

Resources from the Show

  • Connect with Dr. LaNysha Adams, an award-winning academic coach, to schedule a Free Consultation to help navigate your next learning project or career (Dr. LaNysha Adams, Edlinguist).

  • Take the Values in Action Survey (Edlinguist).

  • Create your professional resume in 15 minutes (Resume Genius).

  • Apply for an exclusive Data Science Fellowship (Flatiron School).

  • Your Career Values: A self-assessment than can help you make wiser career choices (Dr. Marty Nemko).

  • Apply for the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards (APA Center for Organizational Excellence).

  • Learn more about the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Youth@Work program (Youth@Work).

  • Professional Practice Guidelines for Integrating the Role of Work and Career Into Psychological Practice (APA Guidelines).

  • Take a look at the LinkedIn Study on how and why people change jobs (LinkedIn).


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Dr. Moreno is passionate about the interplay between mass media communications, culture, and personal factors. Which explains her academic pursuits. She has a Doctorate in Community Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor of Science in both Television Broadcasting and Psychology. The more time she spends studying psychological theory, researching human behavior, and working in the community, the more she is inspired by the power of systematically addressing personal and social issues. She has worked as a health educator with middle and high school students, provided psychotherapy with children, families, and couples recovering from violence and trauma, and treated adults on parole and in maximum security psychiatric hospitals suffering with severe mental illness. Dr. Moreno uses an ecological and biopsychosocial approach to every case conceptualization and collaboratively works with teams in a respectful, humanistic style. Passionate about working with diverse clientele, she tailors her interventions and presentations to engage and meet the needs of every stakeholder involved. 


Dr. LaNysha Adams is the Founder and CEO of Edlinguist Solutions LLC, a consulting and coaching firm that incorporates Agile and Lean principles. With the Edlinguist Solutions Team, Dr. Adams helps individual, federal, commercial, and non-profit clients map adaptable pathways from learning to empowerment. Dr. Adams has a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies from the University of New Mexico, a M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a B.A. in Linguistics & Rhetoric from California State University, San Marcos.