About Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW
Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW, is author of the book, It’s Not Always Depression: Working the Change Triangle to Listen to the Body, Discover Core Emotions, and Connect to Your Authentic Self (Random House, Feb. 2018). She received her BA in biochemistry from Wesleyan University and an MSW from Fordham University. She is a certified psychoanalyst and AEDP psychotherapist and supervisor. She has published articles in The New York Times and professional journals. Hendel also consulted on the psychological development of characters on AMC’s Mad Men. She lives in New York City. For more information and free resources for mental health visit: https://www.hilaryjacobshendel.com/.
Articles by Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW:
Do You Trust Your Impulses? A Little Education Goes a Long Way
7 Ways to Help a Child Deal with Traumatic Stress
Groundhogs Day on Thanksgiving — How to Get Unstuck
5 Enlightened Ways to Think About Mental Health
A Mother’s Day Guide to Cultivating a Better Mother-Child Relationship
Using Anxiety as a Signal to Increase Emotional Health
Why It’s Never Too Late to Heal Your Mind
Why Can’t I Shut Off My Mind?
The Problem with Yelling
The Feeling that You Are “Not Enough”
Before You React, Ask Yourself: Is This a George Costanza Moment?
How to Be with Sadness
How to Tell if You’re Normal
What’s in a Moment?
How Trump’s Brand of Masculinity Hurts Us All: It’s Toxic But We Can Fix It
Why Are People Mean?
The Role of Make Believe Play in Adult Life
Why Am I Uncomfortable Getting Close to People?
5 Qualities to Look for in a Life Partner
How Do We Say No When We Feel So Guilty?
Getting to Know Your 3 Brains Part 5: The Challenges to Becoming Aware
Getting to Know Your 3 Brains: Part 4
Getting to Know Your Three Brains: Part 3
Getting to Know Your Three Brains: Part 2
Getting to Know Your Three Brains: Part 1
The Healing Power of Hugs
How to De-Escalate Fights with Family Members
Going Back to School Later in Life
How ‘Mad Men’ Taught Us about Trauma, Shame & Healing
What’s Your Intent?
The Difference Between Sex & Love for Men
The Art of Apologizing
The Benefits of Not Jumping to Conclusions
Transforming My Angry Tightness
Men and Intimacy: How Do Our Families Shape Us?
When Being the “Bad Guy” Is a Good Thing
My Best Self, My Worst Self, My Aware Self
Why We Hide
Emotions Are Physical
Do You Struggle to Feel Big and Proud?
The Blame Game Hurts You Just as Much as Them
The Unattainable Standard for Men
The Brilliant Way We Avoid Our Emotions
Head. Heart. Repeat.