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Mentally Yours: Be Kind To Yourself

“What keeps us going is being nicer to ourselves” Shahroo Izadi is a Behavioral Change Specialist and Author of the book, The Kindness Method. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about dealing with addicts, self esteem and how to be kind to ourselves.  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private Facebook …
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Mentally Yours: Looking After Your Mum

“She was doing as good a job as she could do” Ally Golden spent her childhood caring for her mum who had mental health issues. Now author of the book, A Good Soldier, Ally chats to Ellen about the impact her mum’s illness had on her and the support she wishes she’d had.  Stay in …
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Mentally Yours: Gay Shame

“Government is now acknowledging there is a problem”  Matthew Todd is a multi award winning writer and author of the book “Straight Jacket, Overcoming Society’s Legacy of Gay Shame”. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about homophobic bullying, trauma and the role of the media.  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 54: What’s Up With WhatsApp

In this episode, Niall is joined by cyberpsychologist Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon to talk all about the anxieties of WhatsApp. Do you ever wake up in a sweat realising you haven’t replied to someone? Struggle to keep up with your group chats? Do you feel the pressure to be constantly reachable in the ‘always on’ …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 53: Not Broken, Just Human

In this episode, Niall speaks to clinical psychologist Lucy Johnstone, co-author of the ‘Power Threat Meaning Framework’ with Mary Boyle. The framework acts as an alternative to psychiatric diagnosis and offers a new perspective on why people may experience different types of distress, without giving medical labels. Niall and Lucy discuss the reasoning behind the …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 52: Party in the Head, Bar Fight in the Legs

In this episode, Niall checks in with our four Marathon Mind participants, Marion, Danny, Michelle and Phelim, as we enter what psychologist Louize calls the ‘Tuesday’ of the training, Each participant has hit their own roadblocks in the past month, mentally, emotionally and physically. The four sit down with Niall and Louize to talk them …
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See Change Sessions with Alittlegail S2.5-Ep6: Rick Rossiter and his experience with borderline personality disorder

Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change …
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You OK? Podcast: Pieta Special: Guided Meditation

Join author and meditation teacher Conor Creighton for a short guided meditation, as part of our special season for Pieta Darkness into Light 2021.
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You OK? Podcast: Pieta Special: Darkness into Light

To mark Darkness Into Light 2021, we discuss the significance of the event to those impacted by self-harm and suicide as well as exploring stories of recovery and supports available through Pieta.
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You OK? Podcast: Pieta Special: Boys Don’t Cry

Ahead of Darkness into Light 2021, Author and meditation teacher Conor Creighton discusses toxic masculinity and how it can foster emotional repression, curb individuality and lead to mental health issues.
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You OK? Podcast: Take 5 for Mental Health: Self Compassion

Dr Sinead Lynch, a Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Psychotherapist, explains how we can start to cultivate a bit more self-compassion
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You OK? Podcast: Take 5 for Mental Health: Older People

Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist at St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dr Declan Lyons, talks about some of the challenges posed for older people right now.
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