Jerry Kennard

Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS, Health Professional

Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Jerry’s work 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.

Conditions Covered:Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

Latest by Jerry Kennard

The Many Depression Myths That Cause Stigma

Stigma around mental health seems all the more surprising when we consider that around 60 million Americans have a mental illness in any given year. But it happens. Here’s how.

The Ways We Use Mental Defense Mechanisms With Depression

During depression, some defense mechanisms become more prominent. Learn the fascinating ways we use denial, anger, and other defenses to protect ourselves emotionally.

Stage 4 Melanoma: How to Manage Your Fears

Learning to control our fear ultimately affects the extent to which we allow fear to dominate our lives, says psychologist Jerry Kennard.

What Causes Sadness After Sex?

Have you or your partner ever felt upset after sex? It may be more common than you think.

Small Steps Toward Changing an Anxious Mindset

These six steps will help you change your mindset so you’re not dooming yourself before even trying something.

Sex and Attachment Anxiety

Are you an avoidant or anxious person in relationships? Either one could be putting a strain on your sex life.

How Anxious Thinking Affects Sex Lives

When apprehension tips over to anxiety, that’s when intimacy problems really start.

Building Resilience a Step at a Time

Practice these three guidelines to practice emotional resilience and grow stronger over time.

Sex Anxieties Are Similar for Men and Women

In the case of sexual performance, it’s perfectly natural to be mildly anxious, but when does normal anxiety become a problem?

Sex Drive Differs in Men Who Are Depressed

While depression may lead to a decreased sex drive in men or a diminished desire for sexual, the situation isn’t cut and dry and often depends on the severity of depression.