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Ellen Hendriksen
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Today's podcast! When tragedy strikes, how to help...
It’s uncomfortable. You don’t know what to do. You’re worried you’ll say something stupid. So too often, when a friend or loved one is grieving, we end up saying nothing at all. How to stop feeling awkward and guilty? Here are four of the most common barriers to lending that
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Bad at sitting still?  These are for you...
Meditation is incredibly beneficial to our health an wellbeing. It's also boring. Here's 6 alternative ways that give you the same benefits with added fun.
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This week on the podcast, healthy boundaries--click the link and use the red player to listen!
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Does your kid scream bloody murder about his t-shirt tag or only eat three foods? This week on the podcast, the most common childhood disorder you've never heard of. Click the link and use the red player to listen.
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The part about food waste blew my mind a little...
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This week on the show, 7 ways to say no, from beginner to ninja!
This week’s episode is for listener Stephanie from Adelaide, South Australia, who sent me a lovely email that inspired me when I was dragging. We’ve all been there. We’re minding our own business when we get a call, an email, or a “whaaaat’s happening?” Off
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This week on the podcast, 5 in-the-moment, concrete tips for getting yourself out of the spiral of rumination.  Click the link and use the red player to listen!
Advice about moving on and letting go often gets metaphorical, even existential. But I’m a pragmatist and as they say, a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Today we’ll focus on those first steps. Here are five in-the-moment, concrete tips for when you suddenly realize
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Just in time for back-to-school, I was honored to be a guest on College Admissions Toolbox with Steve Schwartz--check out his awesome and super-useful podcast.   Hey, that photo looks familiar….
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This week on the podcast, how to spot a liar.  Really.  Honest!
According to eminent psychologist and emotion researcher Dr.
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This week on the podcast, we'll learn how to read minds!  Well, at least we'll do the next best thing and learn how to be more empathetic.  Click the link and use the red player to listen!
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This week on the podcast, 6 tips for dealing with race-based microaggressions, those unintentional but hurtful comments that range from "roll-your-eyes" to "blow-steam-out-your-ears." Click the link and use the red player to listen.
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Host of The Savvy Psychologist podcast, real-life research and clinical psychologist, and more
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Dr. Ellen Hendriksen is host of The Savvy Psychologist podcast and column, a clinical psychologist at Boston University, and mom to two Lego-obsessed boys, ages 7 and 4.  She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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The Savvy Psychologist podcast was hand-picked by iTunes editors and one of the Best Podcasts of 2014!
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clinical psychologist, award-winning podcast host, nerdy researcher, and more
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  • Macmillan Publishers
    Podcast Host, Savvy Psychologist, 2013 - present
  • Boston University
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychology, 2015 - present
  • Stanford University
    Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2012 - 2015
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008 - 2012
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