Articles by Jenn Hardy, PhD

Jenn Hardy, PhD, is a licensed counseling psychologist in private practice. She completed her doctoral degree at Penn State University in 2010 with specialized training in psychodynamic therapy, attachment theory and career/vocational issues. Wanting to help a larger audience than could ever fit on a clinical caseload, she also writes on Instagram (@drjennhardy) about relationships, career-related issues, resilience and other psychoeducational topics. In addition to her social media writing, she has been interviewed by various media outlets and loves to be a guest on podcasts developed by other mental health professionals. To see more of what she’s been writing and talking about, check out her website, and consider subscribing to her quarterly newsletter ( She lives with her two children and husband in Maryville, TN.