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Feeling like a fraud: The Impact of the Impostor Phenomenon on the Mental Health of Minoritized College Students

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In this talk, Dr. Kevin Cokley will engage participants in a discussion around effectively confronting the impostor phenomenon. He will discuss how the impostor phenomenon is created, share clinical observations, and describe the impostor cycle. Next, he will discuss the nature of impostor feelings and its mental health implications. He will address how impostor feelings differ among minoritized individuals. He will end by providing individual and institutional strategies to combat impostor feelings.