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Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, Author of Superhero Therapy

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, Author of Superhero Therapy

Legion of Leia podcast Ep. 61: Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of Superhero Therapy

On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 61, my co-hosts Anastasia WashingtonSabina Ibarra and I welcome Dr. Janina Scarlet, author of the upcoming book Superhero Therapy! Janina has written about the psychology of pop culture on Legion of LeiaPsychology Today and a number of other sites. She also just happens to be my co-author for a number of chapters in the #PsychGeek series of book, including Star Wars PsychologyGame of Thrones PsychologyCaptain America vs. Iron Man PsychologyDoctor Who Psychology and the upcoming Star Trek Psychology and Wonder Woman Psychology. She’s also written for The Walking Dead Psychology. She runs the website Superhero Therapy and is a practicing psychologist.

This week, we talk all about Superhero Therapy; what it is and how it can help. I’m so excited for you guys to hear this one! Here is the official info on Janina’s book, which you can order on Amazon.com.

A hero’s journey always begins with a struggle—what’s yours? For the first time ever, psychologist Janina Scarlet and Marvel and DC Comics illustrator Wellinton Alves join forces to create Superhero Therapy—a dynamic, illustrated introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you vanquish your inner monsters, explore your unique superpowers, and become a Superhero questing for what matters to you.

Check out Janina’s website here and follow her on Twitter @ShadowQuill. May the Force be with you!



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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Legion of Leia and has hosted and written for sites like Nerdist, ComingSoon.net, Metro, Birth. Movies. Death., IGN, AOL, Huffington Post and more. She co-hosted Cocktails With Stan with the legendary Stan Lee and has appeared on Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, in the documentary She Makes Comics, on NPR and Al Jazeera America, and has covered film/TV/gaming/comics for years. She's currently a co-host on Most Craved. She's been published in the comics anthology Womanthology, is a chapter author for Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, Game of Thrones Psychology and Star Trek Psychology and more, and owns a terrifying amount of swords and 20-sided dice. There are also those My Little Pony trailer voice overs that give one nightmares.

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