20 episodes

Ask The Therapist is a podcast for everybody who is curious about how our minds work, the world of Mental health and all things therapy.

Ask The Therapist is hosted by Sarah Rees a Cognitive behavioural therapist, mental health nurse and author of The CBT Journal who has over 20 years experience of working in the field of mental health.

If psychology is your thing and you are curious about how your mind works and about creating a resilient mindset this is the podcast for you. Maybe you are having therapy at the moment or just considering it?

The show will be a blend of solo and guest episodes, which will aim to educate, simplify and entertain.

So time to grab a cup of tea, a cosy blanket and listen to some friendly conversation with Ask the Therapist.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9, 15 Ratings

Ask The Therapist is a podcast for everybody who is curious about how our minds work, the world of Mental health and all things therapy.

Ask The Therapist is hosted by Sarah Rees a Cognitive behavioural therapist, mental health nurse and author of The CBT Journal who has over 20 years experience of working in the field of mental health.

If psychology is your thing and you are curious about how your mind works and about creating a resilient mindset this is the podcast for you. Maybe you are having therapy at the moment or just considering it?

The show will be a blend of solo and guest episodes, which will aim to educate, simplify and entertain.

So time to grab a cup of tea, a cosy blanket and listen to some friendly conversation with Ask the Therapist.

    Mental Health and the Menopause with Dr. Becky Quicke

    Mental Health and the Menopause with Dr. Becky Quicke

    In this episode, our host Sarah Rees speaks to Dr Becky Quicke. Becky is a clinical psychologist in private practice who specialises in menopause and helps women learn the psychological skills they need to cope with the changes that happen during menopause and the impact symptoms can have on their mental health. Becky helps reframe women's perspectives of the menopause and the anxiety that it can cause to transform their way of thinking and living. Tune in to hear more about Becky's journey, her positive view of the menopause and her top tips and resources for looking after your mental health during the menopause. You can also download Becky's free guide in the show notes.

    • 43 min
    Fighting The Stigma Around Mental Health with Emma Collicott

    Fighting The Stigma Around Mental Health with Emma Collicott

    Emma Collicott is the founder of ECBC, a Manchester-based organisation working hard to decrease the stigma around mental health and reduce the loneliness and isolation these issues can bring. They're doing this through creating a community and a platform where people can share their own mental health stories on the ECBC blog.

    In this episode of 'Ask the Therapist', we talk to Emma about her journey through depression all the way to starting ECBC. Emma shares her honest insights and practical advice into living with depression and shame and what steps you can take to overcome negative feelings towards yourself. Keep listening to the very end where you will also find out how you can get involved with ECBC and share your own story to help others.

    • 45 min
    Chronic Illness and Compassion Focused Therapy

    Chronic Illness and Compassion Focused Therapy

    Dr Hayley D Quinn is a clinical psychologist based in Brisbane Australia she is a proudly imperfect human who runs a private therapy practice called Quintessential Psychology. Hayley's approach is based on Compassion Focused Therapy which was developed by Professor Paul Gilbert. Hayley is also president of Compassionate Mind Australia and runs workshops and provides talks across the globe.

    In this episode of 'Ask the Therapist', we talk about Hayley’s journey into the world of psychology and how she compassionately manages chronic health issues. Hayley provides practical and straight forward advice for living with a chronic illness or for those of us who are working through the general challenges of life.

    • 54 min
    Social Anxiety with Sarah Kilcullen

    Social Anxiety with Sarah Kilcullen

    In today's episode host Sarah Rees is joined by another Sarah, Sarah Kilcullen who is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and EMDR Therapist with 14 years of experience in mental health. Tune in to find out all about what social anxiety is, what the signs and symptoms of social anxiety are and how therapy can help with social anxiety. Social anxiety is a very treatable condition and so it's important that everybody is able to recognise when they need to seek help and what recovery from social anxiety involves.

    • 52 min
    Food As Medicine with Nicole Goode

    Food As Medicine with Nicole Goode

    In this highly actionable, episode host Sarah Rees is joined by Nicole Goode, a professional nutritionist who works in functional medicine. Research on the link between the brain and the gut is continually moving forward and shows that the foods we eat play an important role in our brain health and psychological well-being. So, thinking of food as medicine is going to shape the future of our health! Tune in to find out more...

    • 55 min
    A Journey of Finding Self-Compassion with Peter Evans

    A Journey of Finding Self-Compassion with Peter Evans

    I am very privileged to be able to share this episode in which I am joined by one of my clients who wanted to share his story. Peter has been on a journey of self-discovery and development and has been rewarded with the benefits of his efforts. From this experience, he shares his journey and the elements that have made the most impact for him. Stay tuned for valuable ideas, concepts and resources that you can use to improve your own mental fitness too.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

EmmaB1981 ,

Great podcast!

I love listening to this podcast, it’s a great way to pick up tips on self care and being the best you can be from the great range of guests and from Sarah’s own experiences

NicoleNutrition ,

Great mental health podcast series

A great podcast on mental health, CBT and associated healthcare professions. Sarah is a great host and genuinely cares about helping people. A great range of topics are covered.

Sarah Kilcullen ,

Great podcast and mental health

Sarah is a lovely host. She has tons of knowledge and is great at translating that (without the jargon) in to easy to understand information about mental health, wellbeing, and issues in the field of therapy. A really personable podcast.

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