23 episodes

In this new original series from Somethin' Else, Claudia Winkleman and Professor Tanya Byron identify struggles faced by real-life parents and family members by inviting them in and hearing their story, in a one-time unscripted session with a real person. Claudia listens in to the conversation to discover how Tanya begins to unlock the story behind the issue and help find solutions.

With topics ranging from parental estrangement, gender identity, domestic violence, trauma, inheriting mental health issues, family dynamics after cancer and raising a severely disabled daughter, How Did We Get Here? is a passionate, insightful and moving experience with clear outcomes to each episode.

This podcast doesn’t tell people how to raise their children, or reconnect with family members, rather it helps people understand why, as perfectly competent adults, they can’t put into practice what they know they should do.

Each episode passes on useful links and contacts which listeners can find in the programme notes.

This is a Somethin' Else production.

How Did We Get Here? Somethin’ Else

    • Mental Health
    • 4.2 • 84 Ratings

In this new original series from Somethin' Else, Claudia Winkleman and Professor Tanya Byron identify struggles faced by real-life parents and family members by inviting them in and hearing their story, in a one-time unscripted session with a real person. Claudia listens in to the conversation to discover how Tanya begins to unlock the story behind the issue and help find solutions.

With topics ranging from parental estrangement, gender identity, domestic violence, trauma, inheriting mental health issues, family dynamics after cancer and raising a severely disabled daughter, How Did We Get Here? is a passionate, insightful and moving experience with clear outcomes to each episode.

This podcast doesn’t tell people how to raise their children, or reconnect with family members, rather it helps people understand why, as perfectly competent adults, they can’t put into practice what they know they should do.

Each episode passes on useful links and contacts which listeners can find in the programme notes.

This is a Somethin' Else production.

    James

    James

    In this episode, we meet James. James feels misunderstood and finds it hard to trust people.  
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 7 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_7.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 44 min
    Allie

    Allie

    In this episode, we meet Allie. Allie cannot shift the feeling that her daughter hates her. Allie is worried that the grief she suffered when her father died has been passed on. 
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 6 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_6.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 48 min
    Trudy

    Trudy

    In this episode, we meet Trudy. Trudy fell out with her brother a few years ago and believes mental health issues are the cause. 
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 5 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_5.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 48 min
    Julie

    Julie

    In this episode, we meet Julie. Julie finds her ten-year-old daughter incredibly challenging. She’s concerned what she will be like as a teenager. 
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 4 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_4.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 50 min
    Sally

    Sally

    In this episode, we meet Sally. Sally can’t hold down a relationship for longer than 18 months and feels her relationship with her father is the cause. 
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 3 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_3.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 51 min
    Jodie

    Jodie

    In this episode, we meet Jodie. Jodie feels guilt after having an extra-marital affair. 
    If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
    To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
    Other helpful organisations:

    NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines


    SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123

    MIND - www.mind.co.uk


    NSPCC - www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe


    WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org


    NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance



    Find the transcript for episode 2 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode2_2.txt
    How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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Love it

Engaging and informative. A must-listen for anyone working on their EQ.

britinatl ,

A brave podcast

Excellent, I’m learning so much. Thankyou

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These ladies know their stuff!

I enjoy listening to this podcast and learn so much about psychology.

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