ScreenStrong Families

A Psychologist’s Perspective on Screen Addiction with Tom Heidrich (#178)

January 10, 2024 Melanie Hempe, BSN
ScreenStrong Families
A Psychologist’s Perspective on Screen Addiction with Tom Heidrich (#178)
Show Notes

Today, Mandee interviews Tom Heidrich, a ScreenStrong Ambassador from Brisbane, Australia. Tom recently completed a Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology and is registered as a fully licensed psychologist in Australia. His specialized areas encompass anxiety and depression, parenting and attachment, relationships, sexuality, and identity, as well as resilience and self-esteem.

Mandee and Tom delve into the pressing issue of screen addiction among children, shedding light on how societal norms and culture are yet to catch up with the profound impact screens have on the younger generation. Drawing from his firsthand experiences and intimate understanding of the field, Tom imparts invaluable insights and encouragement for parents seeking to navigate their individual screen journeys.

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Production Team:

  • Host: Melanie Hempe
  • Producer & Audio Editor: Olivia Kernekin