Led by people with lived experience, Lively Minds is a UK-based podcast about mental health challenges that go beyond the ebb and flow of the everyday.
Hosts: Ellie Page and Will Sadler present a show that is less about how we deal with our mental health problems, and more about how we understand them in the first place.
In our first season, we will be talking with Clinical Psychologist Karen Lowinger about High Functioning Mental Health problems, therapist and fellow podcaster Stuart Ralph about one of the most misunderstood of all mental health conditions: OCD, Professor William Tov about the definition of happiness, Jake Dunn about men’s mental health groups and the responsibility of communities to look after one another’s mental wellbeing, Dolly Sen about whether ‘mental illness’ even exists and Rabbi Robyn Ashworth-Steen about how mental health intersects with spirituality and gender.
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S1E5 – High functioning mental health problems
twitterfacebook In this week’s episode of Lively Minds, we speak with Panama-based Pyschologist Karen Lowinger. Will came across Karen when he stumbled upon an article she wrote for online publication: the Mighty, called "When you are too functional to have your mental...
S1E4 – Men’s mental health groups
twitterfacebook Speaking during men's mental health week 2022, mental health advocate Jake Dunn discusses his own mental health story and his involvement with men's mental health groups. Male identity is different for everyone, and Will and Jake talk from the...
S1E3 – Does “mental illness” exist?
twitterfacebook In episode 3 of Lively Minds, artist, poet, writer, activist, filmmaker and professional mischief-maker: Dolly Sen, joins us to discuss her own experiences and career, and why she questions whether ‘mental illness’ even exists. We talk about the current...
S1E2 – Why is OCD so misunderstood?
twitterfacebook In episode 2 of Lively Minds: the mental health podcast, Will and Ellie chat to therapist and fellow podcaster: Stuart Ralph about what is perhaps one of the most misunderstood of all mental health conditions: OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Often...
S1E1 – What is “Mental Health?”
twitterfacebook In episode 1 of our brand new series: Lively Minds: the mental health podcast, Ellie and Will ask 'what is mental health?' Drawing on their own personal and professional experience, they discuss how they frame and understand their own mental health...
Lively Minds: The Trailer
twitterfacebook Led by people with lived experience, Lively Minds is a UK-based podcast about mental health challenges that go beyond the ebb and flow of the everyday.Hosts: Ellie Page and Will Sadler present a show that is less about how we deal with our mental health...
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