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Dr. Ellen Hendriksen

2018 Speaker

DR. ELLEN HENDRIKSEN is a clinical psychologist who helps millions calm their anxiety and be their authentic selves through her award-winning podcast, Savvy Psychologist, and in the clinic at Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD). Her debut book is HOW TO BE YOURSELF: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety (St. Martin’s Press). Hendriksen’s scientifically-based, zero-judgment approach has been featured in New York Magazine, The Observer, The Verge, Vice, Psychology Today, Scientific American, Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution, and many other media outlets. Savvy Psychologist, which has been downloaded over seven million times, was picked as a Best New Podcast on iTunes. Hendriksen earned her Ph.D. at UCLA, and completed her training at Harvard Medical School. She lives in the Boston area with her family. @ellenhendriksen