This collection of posts features in-depth perspectives about fictional heroes, villains, and the people who love them. Articles are written by Dr. Andrea Letamendi, who has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and discusses the intersection of psychology and comic books, science fiction, and fantasy at universities, mental health agencies and public events such as San Diego Comic-Con, WonderCon, Nerd Nite, and Geek Week.
Dr. Letamendi has appeared on CNN Headline News (Dr. Drew On Call) and was a commentator on the film Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics. She has been profiled by The Atlantic and interviewed by The New York Academy of Sciences, The Huffington Post, CNN.com, BBC News, Psychology Today, UCLA Magazine, Marvel, Mashable, Roddenberry Entertainment, PhD Comics, and Wired.com Additionally, Dr. Letamendi has written articles for Comics Alliance and has been a guest columnist for The Guardian, The Hollywood Reporter, and Playboy.com. Her childhood dream came true when DC Comics made her Batgirl’s psychologist in one of their published stories. Read more about her work on her online resume and check out her speaking schedule for her upcoming appearances!