Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich

Thursday: 5:34am and 7:34am

Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich airs Thursdays during Morning Edition at 5:34am and 7:34.

Dr. Jankovich has been working as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Rebecca practices what she preaches to not burn out by leaving the office to ride equine races with her horses, and travel the world.

Sleep deprivation is a direct cause of anxiety, irritability, poor decision making, and trouble focusing.

The Blahs

Mar 10, 2017

It's normal to have changes in mood.  How do you know if the blahs are a prelude to depression?

It doesn't work well to register a complaint with your partner by confronting them with the question, "Why did you do that?"

What to do if all of a sudden, for no apparent reason, the intimacy stops.  

How parents can cope with adult siblings who can't get along.

The next generation can think that they have the answers to problems that the older generation  doesn't appear to have figured out.  


Feb 9, 2017

Sometimes people think they need therapy because they want to stop suffering from something for which it is normal to feel terrible.

Aging Well

Jan 27, 2017

A lot of the satisfaction in aging comes from attitude.  Now scientists are learning why optimism is so critical to health.  

When does "I don't want to talk about it" mean you should really stop trying to talk about it?


Jan 12, 2017

What to do when your partner can't control his anger.