The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health
About This Show
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.
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128 SP Are Emotional Support Animals Necessary or Just Glorified Pets?
7 days ago
They may not be lions and tigers and bears, but they are dogs and cats and bunnies, not to mention all sorts of other critters. Who are they? Emotional Support Animals, and they’re becoming more and more common on planes, in college dorms, in restaurants, and elsewhere in public life. This week, by request from an anonymous listener, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains what exactly emotional support animals are, and whether or not you really have to sit next to one at your favorite restaurant.
Rated 5 out of
I've listened to a number of these aptly-named "quick and dirty" collections of suggestions
for dealing with life's hassles. I find her advice sensible, creative, and confidence-building. Thanks so much, Doc!!
Date published: 2014-06-13
Rated 5 out of
love the evidence based and entertaining aspects of the show. Makes me feel wiser after listening to the show and ready to tackle life's hassles.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 3 out of
Long and slow
A good show but I don't have time to listen for long
Date published: 2014-05-22