Corey Wilks, Psy.D.

Hey, I’m Dr. Corey Wilks. I’m a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Certified Professional Coach.

I write on topics like mental models, habits, mental wellness, and books that have valuable life lessons. I also have a YouTube channel that explores the psychology of business, creativity, performance, and fulfillment.

My mission is to help founders, creators, and entrepreneurs build an intentional life using evidence-based psychology.

How do I define an intentional life? Spending your most precious resource—time—doing meaningful, purpose-driven work that fulfills you. It’s about clarifying your values, embracing your authenticity, and achieving your potential—what Maslow called self-actualization.


10-Second Bio

I used to work in integrated primary care as a behavioral health provider helping people overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

In late 2020, I stopped practicing therapy and dove head-first into entrepreneurship.

There aren’t many places online to get solid insights from psychology you can immediately apply to your life. Most experts use too much jargon, while most people writing about psychology aren’t experts.

So I set out to fix that.

Now, I use my 14+ years of psychological training in human optimization and meaning-making to write online and coach the next generation of innovators.



I also write a weekly newsletter packed with actionable insights to help you build better mental models for life and business, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create.

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Stay in Touch

The best place to find me is Twitter, and if you want to email me, contact me here.

Take care,