Jenna Baddeley

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

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Speaking of Grief: Tips for Listening to Others’ Grief

This is the last in a 3-part series about how to talk about grief, and how to listen to others who are grieving. The following is advice for those who […]

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Speaking of Grief: Tips for Talking About Your Grief

This is the second in a 3-part series about how to speak about one’s grief. Listeners are alert to cues that you aren’t going to be a huge burden to […]

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Speaking of Grief: Can We Really Be Honest?

This is the first in a 3-part series about how grievers speak about their losses. Mourning traditions around the world, from Hindu traditions to Jewish and Christian traditions, provide structured […]

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