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One in four of us will experience issues with our mental health, and sports men and women are no different.
'On the Sporting Couch', hosted by sports broadcaster and psychotherapist Gary Bloom, is a ground-breaking series of programmes that addresses mental health issues with sport. It features elite sportspeople who have been brave enough to undertake and share a therapy session to talk candidly about their struggles.


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One in four of us will experience issues with our mental health, and sports men and women are no different.
'On the Sporting Couch', hosted by sports broadcaster and psychotherapist Gary Bloom, is a ground-breaking series of programmes that addresses mental health issues with sport. It features elite sportspeople who have been brave enough to undertake and share a therapy session to talk candidly about their struggles.


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    On The Sporting Couch: Lawrence Dallaglio

    On The Sporting Couch: Lawrence Dallaglio

    Rugby World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio is ‘On The Sporting Couch’ with Sports Psychologist Gary Bloom discussing how he recovered from family tragedy to become one of the best forwards of his generation.
     
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    • 47 min
    On The Sporting Couch: Eniola Aluko

    On The Sporting Couch: Eniola Aluko

    In a powerful and thought provoking episode England Lioness Eni Aluko discusses her identity, race issues and footballing success with Sports Psychologist Gary Bloom. 
     
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    • 38 min
    On The Sporting Couch: Andy Grant

    On The Sporting Couch: Andy Grant

    This is a fascinating interview with Andy Grant. The ex-Royal Marine has broken world records as amputee athlete after coming close to losing his life in Afghanistan
     
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    • 47 min
    On The Sporting Couch: Elise Christie

    On The Sporting Couch: Elise Christie

    Elise Christie is 'On The Sporting Couch' in the conversation with Gary Bloom. The British Short-track Skater and World Champion has twice missed out on Winter Olympic medals in 2014 and 2018 due to disqualification, controversy, injury and sheer bad luck.


    In this revealing and shocking interview Elise reveals all about her depression, fear of failure, the incidents that led to her self-harming and her determination to compete for that elusive medal at the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022.
     
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    • 50 min
    On The Sporting Couch: Steve Harmison

    On The Sporting Couch: Steve Harmison

    Two times Ashes winner Steve Harmison opens up to Gary Bloom about how he won his battle with depression and anxiety he suffered during and after his cricket career.
     
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    • 49 min
    On The Sporting Couch: Colin Hendry

    On The Sporting Couch: Colin Hendry

    Premier League winner Colin Hendry is ‘On the Sporting Couch’ is in conversation with sports psychologist Gary Bloom discussing his struggle with alcohol and gambling following family tragedy.
     
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    • 49 min

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