Netflix has announced a new family comedy series that deals with Social Anxiety Disorder. “The Healing Powers of Dude” will be an 8-episode series that follows Noah, an 11-year-old boy with social anxiety disorder. Noah has to start middle school so he turns to a mutt named Dude, a sarcastic emotional support dog who might need Noah as much as Noah needs him. The series stars Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do!), Larisa Oleynik (10 Things I Hate About You and The Secret World of Alex Mack), Laurel Emory (Heartstrings), Mauricio Lara (The Conners, Young Sheldon, Teachers), Sophie Jaewon Kim, Dude the Dog, and newcomer Jace Chapman.