Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Clinical Psychologist, Author, Blogger, and Podcaster

Dr. Margaret Rutherford has been working as a psychologist in private practice for over 25 years. She began writing online in 2012, and since then has begun The SelfWork Podcast with Dr. Margaret Rutherford.

Dr. Rutherford is the author of Perfectly Hidden Depression: How to Break Free from the Perfectionism that Masks Your Depression. She has also written for HuffPost, Psychology Today, The Mighty, Psych Central, The Gott...

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Depression, anxiety, and personal emotional struggles are hard to manage on their own. The SelfWork Podcast can help you begin that healing, or be an addition to the work you’re already doing. 

Dr. Margaret Rutherford offers compassionate common-sense directions, ideas and goals toward the changes you want to make. She has been a psychologist for over 25 years; and here with The SelfWork Podcast, she lets you in on what she's learned from people just like you.

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What Will I Learn?

A Step-by-step Guide on how to:

  • Break the bickering habit

  • Challenge and change negative self-talk

  • Heal from rejection and replacement

  • Avoid self sabotage in a relationship

  • Develop self-compassion

  • Set healthy boundaries that will support you

  • Break the habit of beating yourself up

  • Stop disappointment from turning Into depression

  • Reconnect with your "true self"

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What Others Have to Say

  • Authentic and solution focused

    I listen to this on my commute and I’ve learned so much about myself and my relationships. Dr Margaret’s open and curious approach is friendly, experienced and without judgement. Ten stars! ~ Deey

  • Informative and relatable

    Kudos Dr Margaret Rutherford for creating a podcast that is not only informative, but also accessible to anyone wanting more information about Psychology and psychological issues. Keep up the great work! ~ Lisa

  • Excellent and empathetic

    This is an excellent podcast loaded with helpful, useful and practical advice that is genuinely first rate. Dr Margaret is non-judgmental and centers her discussion on the most grounded and non-clinical ways to make listeners think hard about the hows and whys they do and/or feel particular things. This podcast is helping me see things in new, profound and encouraging ways. Excellent and empathetic.

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