155 episodes

She Persisted is THE teen mental health podcast—made for teens, by a teen. In each episode, Sadie brings you authentic, accessible, relatable conversations about every aspect of mental wellness. Expect evidence-based, teen-approved resources, coping skills (lots of DBT), insights, and education in each piece of content you consume. She Persisted offers you a safe space to feel validated and understood in your struggle while encouraging you to take ownership of your journey and build your life worth living.

She Persisted host Sadie Sutton is a 19-year-old aspiring clinical psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania. At 14 Sadie underwent a year and a half of intensive treatment (3East McLean Hospital + a therapeutic boarding school) for severe depression and anxiety. Compelled to share her wisdom and tips from her journey, She Persisted was born. A firm believer that if we’re not progressing, we’re regressing, Sadie is always looking for ways to expand her mental health toolbox and broaden her perspective on the world—and of course, bringing you along for the journey.

Instagram + TikTok: @shepersistedpodcast
Email: inquiries@shepersistedpodcast.com
Website: shepersistedpodcast.com

© 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC.

She Persisted: Your Teen Mental Health Resource Sadie Sutton

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    • 4.8 • 139 Ratings

She Persisted is THE teen mental health podcast—made for teens, by a teen. In each episode, Sadie brings you authentic, accessible, relatable conversations about every aspect of mental wellness. Expect evidence-based, teen-approved resources, coping skills (lots of DBT), insights, and education in each piece of content you consume. She Persisted offers you a safe space to feel validated and understood in your struggle while encouraging you to take ownership of your journey and build your life worth living.

She Persisted host Sadie Sutton is a 19-year-old aspiring clinical psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania. At 14 Sadie underwent a year and a half of intensive treatment (3East McLean Hospital + a therapeutic boarding school) for severe depression and anxiety. Compelled to share her wisdom and tips from her journey, She Persisted was born. A firm believer that if we’re not progressing, we’re regressing, Sadie is always looking for ways to expand her mental health toolbox and broaden her perspective on the world—and of course, bringing you along for the journey.

Instagram + TikTok: @shepersistedpodcast
Email: inquiries@shepersistedpodcast.com
Website: shepersistedpodcast.com

© 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC.

    10 Psychology Facts You Should Know: How to Improve Your Outlook and Boost Your Well-Being

    10 Psychology Facts You Should Know: How to Improve Your Outlook and Boost Your Well-Being

    #162 In this week's solo episode, I share some of my favorite psychology facts that you can use to improve your mental health and overall well-being! I discuss shocking statistics on mental health rates in adults and teenagers, why humans are naturally resilient, what happy people have in common and the surprising benefits to our negative emotions, how our moods can affect our judgments about others, positive psychology techniques that you can use to improve your mood and well-being, a life hack on how to get better sleep, and how to rewire your brain to have more optimism and self-efficacy. If you're looking for evidence-based ways to feel happier or just want to learn more about psychology, then this episode is a MUST-LISTEN!
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    © 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC and She Persisted LLC reserves all rights in and to the podcast.  Any use without She Persisted LLC’s express prior written consent is prohibited.

    • 35 min
    A Parent’s Guide to Teen Mental Health feat. Ann Coleman

    A Parent’s Guide to Teen Mental Health feat. Ann Coleman

    #161 Today's guest is Ann Coleman— a mom, attorney, educator, podcaster, and an advocate for parenting teens. After her son struggled with ADHD and multiple mental health disorders and behavior issues during his teen years, Ann quit practicing law to study adolescence and help other parents learn what she hadn’t known. We discuss her experiences parenting a son struggling with his mental health and how her emotions affected her parenting, advice to parents who want to understand their role in their teen’s mental health and improve their relationship with their child, what parents can do if their teen asks for help with their mental health, insights for parents who are out of ideas on how to help their teen get better, tips on how parents can maintain their mental health while their teen struggles, daily ways parents can support their teen’s mental health and prevent them from struggling in the future, and research and resources on raising teens that all parents should know about.
    Ann's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neurogility/
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    + Emotional Agility by Susan David
    + Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman
    + No Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson
    + Untangled by Lisa Damour
    + Positive Discipline for Teenagers by Jane Nelsen & Lynn Lott
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    EPISODE SPONSOR
    🛋This week's episode is sponsored by Teen Counseling. Teen Counseling is an online therapy program with over 14,000 licensed therapists in their network offering support with depression, anxiety, relationships, trauma, and more via text, talk, and video counseling. Head to teencounseling.com/shepersisted to find a therapist today!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Gigi Robinson on Chronic Illness, Social Media Influencers, & Sharing Your Story

    Gigi Robinson on Chronic Illness, Social Media Influencers, & Sharing Your Story

    #160 Today's guest is Gigi Robinson— a chronic illness and body positivity advocate, Sports Illustrated Swim Search finalist, speaker, and podcast host. We discuss her advice on navigating chronic illness as a student and how to advocate for your health, when it’s time to ask for help and set personal boundaries as a student dealing with stress and burnout, what it’s like being a social media creator and how to create an authentic platform, her experience as a Sports Illustrated model, and her tips on how to share your story via social media in a successful way.
    Gigis Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsgigirobinson/
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    © 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC and She Persisted LLC reserves all rights in and to the podcast.  Any use without She Persisted LLC’s express prior written consent is prohibited.

    • 35 min
    Back to School Advice, Creating School/Life Balance, & My Junior Year Goals - SOLO EP

    Back to School Advice, Creating School/Life Balance, & My Junior Year Goals - SOLO EP

    #159 In this week's solo episode, I break down my goals for my junior year of college and answer a bunch of your questions! I discuss what my exact goals are for my junior year at Penn, how I pursue my goals with a healthy mindset, if studying psychology in school brings up emotions relating to my mental health struggles, what listeners can expect from the podcast this school year, what it’s like being an upperclassman in college, things I learned in my first two years at Penn that I’m incorporating into this year, tips on balancing school with other projects, and other rapid-fire answers to your questions. If you're looking to set goals for your school year or just want to learn more about my college experience, this episode is for you!
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    © 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC and She Persisted LLC reserves all rights in and to the podcast.  Any use without She Persisted LLC’s express prior written consent is prohibited.

    • 32 min
    Your TikTok Therapist on Gen Z Mental Health, Staying Optimistic, and Talking to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

    Your TikTok Therapist on Gen Z Mental Health, Staying Optimistic, and Talking to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

    #158 Today's guest is Leandro Olszanski— a board-certified psychotherapist with 10+ years of experience helping teenagers, adults, and couples navigate their unique life challenges. He also shares mental health content on TikTok as @your.tiktok.therap1st, amassing over 3 million followers. We discuss the mental health care system in the United States, differences between going to therapy as a teen versus as an adult, the most common problems that teens are facing today, advice for teens and parents on how to improve their parent-child relationships, views on the mental health community on TikTok and how it can affect teens, and insights for teens who are in crisis or struggling with their mental health. 
    Leandro's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leandroolszanskilpc/
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    EPISODE SPONSOR
    🛋This week's episode is sponsored by Teen Counseling. Teen Counseling is an online therapy program with over 14,000 licensed therapists in their network offering support with depression, anxiety, relationships, trauma, and more via text, talk, and video counseling. Head to teencounseling.com/shepersisted to find a therapist today!
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    © 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC and She Persisted LLC reserves all rights in and to the podcast.  Any use without She Persisted LLC’s express prior written consent is prohibited.

    • 44 min
    Overcoming Loneliness & Isolation as a Teen feat. Dr. Caroline Fenkel

    Overcoming Loneliness & Isolation as a Teen feat. Dr. Caroline Fenkel

    #157 Today's guest is Dr. Caroline Fenkel— a leader in adolescent mental healthcare with over fifteen years of direct clinical experience working with youth and families. Dr. Fenkel oversees all aspects of clinical programming at Charlie Health— the largest provider of virtual IOP treatment programs for teens, young adults, and families navigating mental health challenges. We discuss why it’s so important to seek evidence-based treatments for mental health challenges and first steps to take to find treatment, how Covid has affected teen mental health and its treatment, why family systems can often cause loneliness and isolation, negative effects and warning signs of loneliness and isolation, why many teens don’t take the steps to decrease their loneliness and how to break this cycle, ways a teen’s support system can help them to feel less lonely, advice for parents of teens experiencing loneliness, and how teens can increase connectedness and independence. 
    Dr. Fenkel's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.c.lcsw/
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    © 2020 She Persisted LLC. This podcast is copyrighted subject matter owned by She Persisted LLC and She Persisted LLC reserves all rights in and to the podcast.  Any use without She Persisted LLC’s express prior written consent is prohibited.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
139 Ratings

139 Ratings

person_anonymous 61957 ,

Such an amazing podcast!

This podcast helped me learn so much! My mental health is so much better than before, and I’m better with not procrastinating! This podcast also told me how to love myself, which almost instantly improved my life. Thank you so much Sadie, you are truly a role model and a hero.

AnnaMade Design Co. ,

The podcast for EVERY teen!

Sadie is such an inspiration and breaks down each concept so clearly! The guests she interviews are true experts, bringing a unique perspective to mental health. I always get excited when a new episode is posted ✨

thehonesttruthxx ,

The best

even as a 31 year old, this is my favorite mental health podcast! ❤️

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