Writing and Speaking

Dr. Amsellem is passionate about communicating psychology and health-related topics to broad audiences. She writes and speaks about emotional health and coping, relationship health, stress management, sleep, health concerns and decisions,  caregiver issues, goal-setting, and life transitions. Her writing can be found on various blogs, including Science of RelationshipsGood Men ProjectFulfillment Daily, ShineAvielle Foundation: 'Check This Out'Cancer Support Community Blog, PsychCentral World of Psychology Blog, Soberlink Blog, MemoryWell GoodTherapy.org and ​Mental Health Matters . Furthermore, she is a GoodTherapy.org 'adjusting to life transitions' and 'health, illness, and medical issues' Topic Expert and regularly contributes to DearGoodTherapy.org

For media inquiries, contact Marni Amsellem, Ph.D.

Recent Interviews and features:

Relationship health and self-care:

When to take that mental health day

This is what a break up does to your body 

​What really happens to your body when you go through a breakup

What your fights reveal about your relationship

​10 subtle and surprising clues that someone isn't trustworthy 

10 Small But Significant Romantic Gestures That Can Improve Any Relationship Almost Immediately

11 Little Gestures that Can Help to Improve Any Relationship

​9 Ways to Keep Paranoia from Destroying Your Relationships

​How to cope if you are feeling sad on Valentine's Day

​33 Ways to battle jealousy in your relationship 

How to deal when someone is breadcrumbing you

​34 Alternatives to Couples' Therapy that Will Strengthen Your Relationship  

​21 Subtle Signs That Your Partner Is Being Emotionally Abusive

13 Easy things that can instantly change how people perceive you 

How to strengthen your relationship before you go to bed

Things you should never discuss at Thanksgiving dinner

What you can learn about your relationship based on what you usually argue about 
Types of toxic people that you don't need in your life
What should you do if your friend makes a concerning social media post?

How to tell if your partner's parents are overbearing​​

​​4 Ways To Strengthen Your Serious College Relationship


What to do when everyone else is on vacation except you

Can you really fake confidence "'til you make it"?

10 signs you overthink things too much and it's holding you back 

​When to take that mental health day

Why this woman wants you to change the way you think about self-care

How to overcome bitterness

Unexpected but effective strategies to improve your relationship with yourself

​How to get over a bad day

How to feel less awkward over something you've said

​​​​​Why cooking can be so therapeutic 

Why taking risks is key to getting what you want


Illness, pain, sleep disruption:

Mood boosters for coping with arthritis pain

​If a test could predict terminal illness in 20 years, would you take it?

Why do I wake in the middle of the night?

Tips to help you get to bed earlier

11 habits that make it feel like life is worse than it is 

​Radio interview on insomnia in cancer survivors 

Is depression costing you your job?

The importance of focusing on mental health in treating chronic pain

​Depression, anxiety, stress management:

Five signs you are craving a big life change

Is depression costing you your job?
​How to choose a mantra for meditation

How to be less stressed during the presidential election

21 ways to cope with election stress

How have habits changed since the 2016 election

Things about social anxiety that psychologists want you to know

Everyday stress-management techniques that emphasize self-care

​How to get over a bad day

How to be persistent with your goals

How to handle moving-related stress

Cancer-focused support and psychosocial needs:

Telling family and friends that you have cancer

"If you need anything, let me know": What not to say to a friend with cancer.

Coping with lung cancer: How to find the support you need

The challenges of long-distance cancer caregiving 

Dealing with caregiver burnout

How to tell your child that you have cancer

​Radio interview on insomnia in cancer survivors 

Radio interview on finding meaning through the cancer experience

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