Author: Nina Schroder

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Nina Schroder, MSW, LCSW is a mental health therapist at Virginia Commonwealth University. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety and depression and researches the effects of high screen use on mental health, emotional resilience, and overall wellness. Nina is passionate about helping others increase emotional resilience and wellness in the digital age, and delivers lectures and workshops both locally and nationally. She lives in Richmond with her husband and two young children.

Since the¬†early 2010s, screen use has increased significantly with the rise of smartphones and similar digital tech that enables easy access to entertainment media, such as the Internet, social media,…