The Savvy Psychologist's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

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.


Last week we talked about 6 ways we self-sabotage and one reason why: fear of failure. This makes a lot of sense--who doesn't want to avoid humiliation and defeat? But how to move forward and take that leap of faith? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 ways to move away from fear and toward your goals.