Smart Health Psychology 
 Marni Amsellem, Ph.D. 



Dr. Amsellem enjoys communicating findings from psychological research and practice to a broad audience.  She has authored numerous articles, writing (or providing insights) on a variety of health-related topics, including sleep, emotional health promotion, stress management, relationship health, caregiver needs, and psychosocial oncology. 

Science of Relationships articles seen here

Good Men Project articles seen here:

Fulfillment Daily articles seen here:

Avielle Foundation: 'Check This Out' Library Blog seen here:

Cancer Support Community Blog posts seen here:

Amwell Blog posts seen here:

Mental Health Matters articles can be seen here:

Dr. Amsellem is a contributor and Topic Expert for

Articles on adjusting to life transitions here  

Articles on health, illness, and medical issues here 

Replies to reader inquiries for here

Recent media Interviews:

Relationship health:

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

​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

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

Health issues, sleep, and stress management:

Why do I wake in the middle of the night?

11 tips to help you get to bed earlier

11 habits that make it feel like life is worse than it is (see: sleep)

​Radio interview on insomnia in cancer survivors 

How to be less stressed during the presidential election

21 ways to cope with election stress

How have habits changed since the 2016 election

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

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