Jenna Baddeley

Jenna Baddeley is working on a Ph.D. in clinical and social/personality psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the behavioral manifestations and social consequences of psychological pain. She has conducted and published research on why and how bereaved people tell stories of their losses, and on the social consequences of talking about loss or remaining silent about it. She has studied the usefulness of expressive writing for returning soldiers and their spouses. Currently she is studying how depressed individuals behave in their everyday lives, and especially how they talk with the people around them. She writes the blog “Embracing the Dark Side” for Psychology Today. She is also a therapist in training. To Listen to Jenna on Open to Hope Radio

Articles:

Speaking of Grief: Tips for Listening to Others’ Grief, 16 Jan 2010

Speaking of Grief: Tips for Talking About Your Grief, 15 Jan 2010

Speaking of Grief: Can We Really Be Honest?, 14 Jan 2010