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Stories by Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

6 Ways to Deal with Panic Attacks

Your heart races, you feel lightheaded, your sweat glands work overtime—is this the end? Nope, it's a panic attack.  The Savvy Psychologist has 6 ways to fight this disabling disorder

December 16, 2017 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

5 Ways to Rebuild Broken Trust

Trust is easy to break, hard to rebuild. By request from listener Kate, this week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 steps to put the pieces together again

August 26, 2017 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

9 Hidden Signs of Perfectionism

Are you a perfectionist? Most perfectionists don’t identify with the label. But Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers nine signs that might make you come out of the (perfectly organized) perfectionist closet.

July 26, 2017 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen

Is Complaining Good or Bad For You?

Pop psychology tells us that complaining is a sort of catharsis—that by getting our feelings out rather than bottling them up, we’ll feel better. But it turns out this is largely a myth.

July 25, 2017 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen