Impostor Phenomenon: When Will My Cover Be Blown? | GPWL970


Have you ever felt like you’re not as capable as people think you are? Or felt like a fraud about to be uncovered? You may be experiencing Impostor Syndrome.

This interactive, informative, and experiential webinar is for graduate students who may be struggling with the thoughts that they are not good enough or experiencing self-doubt. Participants will explore the causes and effects of Impostor Syndrome. Participants will work on building a toolkit of skills for coping with and combating Impostor Syndrome in order to feel more successful and fulfilled at University. Participants will walk away with practical, effective, and immediately usable strategies and techniques to reduce imposter syndrome.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the etiology and effects of the imposter syndrome
  2. Learn strategies to identify impostor syndrome
  3. Apply the skills to reduce their imposter syndrome.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Camila Velez, Counselor at Counselling and Psychological Services.
Camila is a registered psychotherapist at Concordia's Counselling and Psychological Services and Zen Dens. Her role involves providing individual short-term counselling, designing and facilitating psychoeducational workshops, training peer supporters and wellness outreach and promotion.

In her individual and collective-based work, Camila primarily aims to empower students to cultivate a self-compassionate relationship with themselves, befriend their nervous systems, enhance resilience through a trauma-informed lens, co-construct healthier relationships, and advocate for socially just communities and systems.


How it works

Event details

Workshop location


Start date

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

End date

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Workshop days



From 13:00 to 14:30


Camila Velez


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Registration deadline

Monday, May 29, 2023