TEDTalk – How Important Relationships Can Decrease Anxiety & Depression


Maxine Ruddock, Ph.D.

Dr. Maxine Ruddock is a clinical psychologist and life coach. Dr. Ruddock earned her PhD in clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University. She is licensed in both New York and Florida. Dr. Ruddock provides psychological services in southern Florida, with an emphasis on the mind-body connection and balancing the physical, social, and spiritual aspects of a person’s life. 

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Social connection is a human need. Many people struggle with social connection and are at risk of isolation. Social connection can decrease anxiety and depression, as well as foster improved physical and mental health for people. Dr. Ruddock discusses the importance and the impact of healthy social connection among families, neighbors, friends, loved-ones, and on the individual. 

Christine Campbell

Christine is HappyNeuron Pro’s Marketing Specialist. People with intellectual disabilities have a special place in her heart. Growing up with a sibling with an autism diagnosis and intellectual disability influenced the way she views life. She is passionate about educating people about health and sharing cognitive tips.

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