Top 10 Podcasts for Social Care and Psychology

By Juleen Perry| Published 27 October 2020

Grab your headphones and tune into this year’s great podcasts

If you have always been meaning to get onto the Podcast train, this is certainly the year to do it as we all go virtual in our daily lives.

Podcasts are perfect for clinicians who are always on the go. The audio format makes it easy to fit into your everyday life, whether that is on your way to work, at the gym or while cooking dinner.

Whether you are a Social Worker, Counsellor or Psychologist, you are no doubt always looking to update and expand your knowledge. Finding time to do this can be tough, especially during a pandemic!

There are a huge number of podcasts that are relevant to practicing and aspiring Allied Health professionals. If you are new to the podcast life, we have put together a list of favourites chosen by our community of Socials Workers to get you started.

If you have any other podcasts you would recommend, we would love to hear from you.

Podcasts can help inspire and motivate us during a pandemic.

The Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide

Where Therapists Live, Breathe, and Practice as Human Beings. It’s time to reimagine therapy and what it means to be a therapist.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

Good Life Project

Inspirational, intimate and disarmingly unfiltered conversations about living a fully-engaged, fiercely-connected and meaning-drenched life.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

The Social Work Podcast

Provides information on all things social work, including direct practice (both clinical and community organising), research, policy, education…and everything in between.

Listen here

Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel  

Listen to the incomparable therapist Esther Perel counsel real couples as they reveal the most intimate, personal, and complicated details of the conflicts that have brought them to her door.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

The Happiness Lab

You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

The Inside Social Work Podcast

This podcast aims to inspire social workers to discover new areas of practice, gain insight into specialty areas and learn new skills, how to combine different specialities and be motivated and inspired. 

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

Talking to Change  – A Motivational Interviewing Podcast

Hosted by Glenn Hinds and Sebastian Kaplan, is a series of conversations exploring Motivational Interviewing (MI) and its influence on supporting individuals and groups as they make positive health and lifestyle changes. 

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

Unlocking Us with Brene Brown

I’ve spent over 20 years studying the emotions and experiences that bring meaning and purpose to our lives, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s this: We are hardwired for connection, and connecting requires courage, vulnerability, and conversation.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

Therapy Chat

Laura Reagan, LCSW-C, Psychotherapist, Burnout Prevention Consultant and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator interviews guests to discuss holistic and alternative approaches used in psychotherapy, counseling, coaching and healing sessions.

Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify

The Doctor Paradox

The Doctor Paradox is about addressing why despite having incredibly meaningful jobs, doctors are increasingly unhappy in their work.

Listen on Apple Podcasts

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