Therapist Notes: Why YOU Have Impostor Syndrome

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Anyone can be struck by a wave of impostor syndrome. It is that wave of shame and self-doubt that washes over you when you have stuck your neck out, or made a statement of some kind, or have taken a social risk. Generally it happens in the context of your profession, hence the term “impostor.” That is, I am not a REAL…whatever it is you are.