SuperHero Therapy Inventor Janina Scarlet

Dr. Janina Scarlet, Clinical Psychologist, Inventor of Superhero Therapy, Educator

All of Dr. Scarlet’s courses and services as well as consulting credits are listed in her website,, at She also offers consultation with comic book, fiction, non-fiction, and TV writers about how certain psychological conditions might present themselves. See also her Courses and Books

“Superhero Therapy refers to incorporating characters from geek culture, including Superheroes and other characters from comic books, as well as characters from fantasy, science fiction, and video games into evidence-based therapy (such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy).”

She is also a 2018 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award (

Check out other powerful hero resources at TheHeroPlace, including Hero Wisdom (such as that of script-writing coach Skip Press) and Hero Organizations (such as the Gallery of Heroes) as well as other Hero Tools (such as StoryCraft Hero-Story Writing Software). Also, search or submit to hero databases (such as hero-story databases) from around the Internet in the Your Heroes section of TheHeroPlace.

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