28 episodes

Welcome to the Joyful Doctor Podcast!

Dr Caroline Walker, founder of The Joyful Doctor, interviews a host of inspiring doctors and healthcare professionals from around the world.

Listen in for inspiration and amazing tips on how you can be more joyful - whether you work in medicine or not!

You'll hear stories of triumph and disaster, courage and vulnerability, despair and joy... with a healthy dose of realism and medical life experience thrown in - enjoy!

For a list of free support resources for doctors please visit:

https://www.joyfuldoctor.com/free-resources

Joyful Doctor Dr Caroline Walker

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    • 4.8 • 10 Ratings

Welcome to the Joyful Doctor Podcast!

Dr Caroline Walker, founder of The Joyful Doctor, interviews a host of inspiring doctors and healthcare professionals from around the world.

Listen in for inspiration and amazing tips on how you can be more joyful - whether you work in medicine or not!

You'll hear stories of triumph and disaster, courage and vulnerability, despair and joy... with a healthy dose of realism and medical life experience thrown in - enjoy!

For a list of free support resources for doctors please visit:

https://www.joyfuldoctor.com/free-resources

    CBT and Adolescence

    CBT and Adolescence

    Welcome to the Joyful Doctor Podcast! Dr Caroline Walker, founder of the Joyful Doctor, interviews GP and CBT therapist, Lee David.

    Caroline chats with Dr Lee David - a GP, NHS practitioner Health Clinician, and CBT Therapist, about how we can use simple CBT techniques in our everyday lives as doctors… 

    Lee’s name is well known in primary care settings, having written a brilliant book on how to do CBT in bite-sized 10 minutes chunks - perfect for busy clinicians wanting to  make a meaningful impact on their patients wellbeing within  tight time-constraints!

    Link to the book: https://amzn.to/3y0vmhs
     
    Website: https://www.10minutecbt.co.uk/
    Twitter: @10minuteCBT
    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-david-14606818/
     
    Resources:
    Wellbeing module:  https://elearning.10minutecbt.co.uk/courses/balancing-wellbeing-and-beating-burnout
    Self-compassion videos:
    ·         Susan David: https://ideas.ted.com/how-to-be-kinder-to-yourself-self-compassion/
    ·         Kristin Neff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4&ab_channel=TEDxTalks
    ·         Brene Brown https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_the_power_of_vulnerability?language=en

    ADHD in Doctors

    ADHD in Doctors

    Welcome to the Joyful Doctor Podcast! Dr Caroline Walker, founder of the Joyful Doctor, interviews ADHD advocate, Steph Camilleri.
    Caroline shares her own recent experience of being diagnosed and treated for ADHD, at a time when more and more doctors are coming forward for help with the condition, amidst a cultural backlash of scepticism from colleagues and the press.
    Caroline talks with 'The ADHD Advocate Steph Camilleri about the  challenges and joys of ADHD on adulthood - including diagnosis, treatment and adapting to life as a doctor on the neurodiverse spectrum.

    Apply for Access to Work support at:
    https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work

    Contact Steph and her team at the ADHD Advocate:
    www.theadhdadvocate.com

    Follow Steph on Social Media at:
    https://www.youtube.com/@theadhdadvocate6217

    Diverse careers and Identity

    Diverse careers and Identity

    In this episode Caroline chats with her close friend, colleague
    and Joyful Doctor Coach Dr Tamara White, about the importance of identity and
    connection for doctors, especially when considering a change in career path.
     Tamara brings a wealth of experience from the fields of immunology,
    psychiatry, therapy and coaching, alongside her own experiences of being a
    patient and a mum, to shed light on why we need both permission and support
    when making big changes in our lives...


     


    Get in touch with Tamara at:


     


    teamjoy@joyfuldoctor.com


     


    www.joyfuldoctor.com/coaching

    • 41 min
    Shame in Medicine – Dr Sandy Miles

    Shame in Medicine – Dr Sandy Miles

    In this episode Caroline chats with friend and colleague Dr Sandy Miles, about the culture of shame in medicine and the best ways to deal with it. Caroline and Sandy explore the harmful expectations doctors put on themselves and the importance of managing shame triggers proactively. Sandy brings a wealth of experience from her work as a GP, and someone who has made significant changes in her life, to shine a light on this important topic for doctors today. Resources: Podcasts:Unlocking Us - Brené Brown The Nocturnists Books:What Doctors Feel - Danielle Ofri Self-Compassion - Kristin Neff You can get in touch with Sandy at: Twitter: @MedHummingBird Email: Sandy.miles2@nhs.net

    • 40 min
    COVID-19 - Bullying and Harassment in Medicine - Dr Adam Harrison

    COVID-19 - Bullying and Harassment in Medicine - Dr Adam Harrison

    Welcome to the latest episode of the Joyful Doctor Podcast! 
    In this episode, Caroline continues a special series of COVID-19 podcasts aimed at supporting doctors through these exceptionally challenging times.  This episode explores the challenges that many doctors experience of bullying and harassment in medicine through COVID in the weeks and months to come... Caroline chats with Dr Adam Harrison - a GP and medical leader giving top tips in challenging times.

    • 39 min
    Permission to Thrive - Dr Rachel Morris

    Permission to Thrive - Dr Rachel Morris

    In this episode Caroline and Dr Rachel Morris (of You are Not a Frog podcast fame), share some of their toughest times as doctors and how they came to build their "Permission to Thrive" community - to help overwhelmed doctors find a friendly and safe space to focus on their own wellbeing - whilst racking up some easy CPD points along the way!
    Top tips:
    If you feel like you are carrying a burden, remember you can always put it down, even just for a short while.
    Remember you are doing the best you can.
    Stay in your zone of power. Figure out what is in your control and what is not. Focus on the things you can control and forget about those things you can't.
    Join our Permission to Thrive Membership to learn more tips on self-care for doctors: Inspiring CPD for Doctors who want to thrive at work

    Listen to You Are Not a Frog podcast here: Podcasts - You are not a frog
    Twitter: YouAreNotAFrog1
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-rachel-morris/
    Contact Dr Rachel Morris: rachel@wildmonday.co.uk

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Edinburger Andy ,

Really insightful

Great to listen to such different people talking about how they obtain joy and dealt with the tricky balance of medicine and life with all its ups and downs.

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