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Is Depression Contagious?

This week on the podcast, by request from an anonymous listener who wonders if her depressed partner might be bringing her down, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on whether or not depression is contagious. The answer might surprise you

September 28, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

What Is Anxiety Sensitivity, and Do I Have It?

Shaking and numbness and sweat, oh my! What do we call it when what we fear is fear itself? None other than the little-known, but hugely important concept of anxiety sensitivity. This week, Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen explains what it is and offers three tips to take it down

September 24, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

How to Let Go and Move On

Sometimes hanging in there actually means you’re just hanging on … and on. It’s hard to hold onto old hurts. But it’s even harder to let them go. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers five tips to kick-start the process of moving on

September 17, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Psychiatry for Animals

“Pets on the Couch” author Nicholas Dodman argues that animals have mental health problems similar to our own, and benefit from similar treatments

September 6, 2016 — Gareth Cook

The 2 Big Beliefs Linked to Anxiety

Worries and fears and stress, oh my! This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals the two big beliefs that light up anxiety, plus how to pull the plug

July 20, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen