The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health
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The Savvy Psychologist takes the science and practice of psychology and makes them approachable, useful, and entertaining. Host Dr. Ellen Hendriksen answers your mental health questions, from wild to mild, and demystifies what goes on in your own head. She pulls back the curtain on therapists’ techniques, translates the latest in behavioral science research, and reminds us of the psychological wisdom of the ages. From helping a child experiencing nightmares, to minimizing distractibility, to fighting anxiety, you can count on the Savvy Psychologist’s to help you achieve a healthier emotional life.
||071 SP 4 Common Challenges of Abuse Survivors, Plus How to Help||How to help someone who gets into one abusive situation after another||5/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||070 SP Transgender 101: 6 Essential Questions and Answers||Q&A about everyday trans men and women||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||069 SP Toxic Habits: Overthinking||3 Signs of Rumination and 4 Ways to Stop||5/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||068 SP How to Teach Your Kids About Spirituality||Research has shown that raising a spiritual child has enormous positive benefits.||5/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||067 SP 4 Tips to Face Your Fears||4 ways to be brave||5/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||066 SP Toxic Habits: Avoidance||3 reasons to avoid avoidance||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||065 SP Toxic Habits: Perfectionism||The 3 kinds of perfectionism plus the 8 traits of a perfectionist.||4/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||002 SP Why Am I So Tired?||Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen on potential reasons for your fatigue||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||064 SP Should Kids Take Psychiatric Medication?||The answer may be different than you expect. Dr. Ellen Hendriksen looks at the current research.||4/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||063 SP What Do Dreams Mean?||5 explanations from physiology and psychology||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||062 SP 6 Ways to Improve Your Empathy||Three magic phrases plus a lot more to make you healthier and happier.||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||061 SP What Is OCPD?||8 traits of the most common personality disorder||3/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||060 SP 10 Ways to Spot a Narcissist||10 ways to tell if you love you a bit too much||3/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||059 SP What Is Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)?||Sensory Processing Disorder 101 - what it is, what it looks like, and why you've never heard of it (but you should!)||2/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||058 SP How to Be Anti-Racist||The Savvy Psychologist has 6 tips for being anti-racist, including why you shouldn’t claim to be color blind and why white people should actually have a racial identity.||2/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||057 SP How to Deal With Racism||6 tips to handle microaggressions||2/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||056 SP I Can’t Sleep: 5 Myths About Insomnia||5 myths about sleep and insomnia, busted||2/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||055 SP How to Stop Nightmares and Night Terrors||4 differences plus DIY treatments that work||1/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||054 SP Use a Journal to Get Healthy||5 tips to supercharge your journal writing||1/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||053 SP 5 Essential Tips for a Happy Life||Top 5 life tips from the Savvy Psychologist||1/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||052 SP How to Be on Time: 10 Tips for Punctuality||10 tips to be on time, every time||1/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||142 HCD How to Make or Break a Habit||Did you make a resolution this New Year's? Here are 5 steps to help you succeed||1/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||051 SP 3 Big Benefits of Giving||Learn how altruism improves health, happiness, and even lifespan||12/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||050 SP How to Deal With Rejection||5 tips to take the sting out of rejection||12/19/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||049 SP How to Deal With Loneliness||8 tips to fight loneliness||12/12/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
Simple lessons for life
This is my new favorite podcast. Very short thoughts to change my thoughts about how to live life.
A brisk podcast with a great springboard for mental support
I found this podcast through happenstance. I gave the first episode a listen and found it to be a relaxing podcast to listen to.
I really like how Ms. Hendriksen's episodes feels like an analysis of a topic related to mental health. I know that it's not a substitute for a session with a trained psychologist, but it feels nice to hear about how to deal with a subject that I am not sure how to phrase.
I have been sleeping better since I heard the episode on feeling tired, and I feel better about my desire to clean instead of just get down to that second novel draft.
Pardon my rambling enthusiasm. But I am looking forward to the next episode!