Jerry Kennard

Jerry Kennard, Health Professional

Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., is a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society. Jerry’s clinical background is in mental health and, most recently, higher education. He is the author of various self-help books and is co-founder of positivityguides.net.

Surviving Cyberbullying

Once a cyberbullying attack starts, it can quickly build momentum. The sooner you act, the faster you’ll contain the situation.
Jerry Kennard

How to Develop Mental Wellbeing

Credit: Thinkstock We have all experienced times when it's difficult to cope. These are the times that test our mental wellbeing — our state of mental health. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to develop and maintain mental wellbeing. Ment...
Jerry Kennard

Negative Experiences on Social Media Increase Depression Risk

Lucy Alexander has been speaking out about the effects of online bullying. Lucy has tragic first-hand experience of the brutal phenomenon because earlier this year her son, Felix, 17, took his own life. The bullying started when Lucy refused to allow ...
Jerry Kennard

Where to Start if You Feel Depressed

Credit: iStock Have you suffered in silence for weeks, or possibly months, knowing that your mood isn’t improving, or is getting worse? If so, you’re sharing an experience with hundreds of thousands of others. For many people, accepting they need pro...
Jerry Kennard

How Contagious is Stress?

Credit: iStock I guess we’d all like to think we’re totally in charge of our own emotions, but is this really the case? Actually, others constantly manipulate our emotions, and sometimes we buy into this of our own free will. Think about it. We all h...
Jerry Kennard