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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146 SP Is Complaining Good or Bad For You?
6 days ago
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. This week on the Savvy Psychologist, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals why complaining only makes us feel worse and more importantly, how the habitual complainers among us can stop the grumbling.
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