Now is the time to start a podcast that you enjoy listening to if you don’t already have one. Podcasts, like audiobooks, are a great way to take in a lot of information without having to put much effort into it. Podcasts, in contrast to audiobooks, are regularly updated and give you current information that you can use right away.

Choose one of these excellent therapy podcasts for therapists to launch your podcasting career:

The Private Practice Startup

Growing a private practice can feel intimidating. This doesn’t have to be the case.

The Private Practice Startup offers business advice for therapists to help them strike the ideal balance between developing the business skills necessary to maintain a practice while also consistently serving the needs of their clients and patients.

Abundant Practice

Abundant Practice is another podcast aimed at therapists who wish to grow their own practices. This podcast is tailored specifically to those who aspire to grow private practices but have been reluctant to take the initial steps necessary to do so.

Billing Breakthroughs

Billing insurance companies can be one of the most complex and frustrating tasks running a private practice may involve. This podcast simplifies what is often a confusing topic.

Inside Mental Health

The Inside Mental Health podcast explores the subject of mental health through interviews with celebrities. In doing so, it makes certain mental health topics more accessible for general audiences.

A more experienced therapist  might feel that this type of surface level material is of no interest to them. However, listening to this podcast can provide a therapist with valuable insights regarding how they can discuss mental health issues in a manner that clients will understand and relate to.

Shrink Rap Radio

Shrink Rap Radio casts a wide net. Its episodes cover a range of subjects. What they all have in common is a focus on mental health. It’s ideal for therapists who don’t have specialized niches.

Power Your Parenting

Family therapist Colleen O’Grady Offers a wealth of lessons for parents of teenagers that can help them learn to communicate more effectively and positively. Any therapist working with parents of teens, teens themselves, or both can benefit from listening to this podcast regularly.

The Science of Happiness

Many people see therapists because they want to be happier in their day-to-day lives. A therapist can help their clients and patients achieve this goal by listening to The Science of Happiness. As the name implies, this podcast offers insights from scientific research to explain how people from all walks of life can enjoy greater satisfaction.

The Couples Therapist Couch

Offering relationship advice can be challenging for even the most experienced couples therapist. This podcast covers how a therapist can help their clients navigate issues in their relationships.

The Mental Illness Happy Hour

Not all podcasts for therapists need to be dry and academic. The Mental Illness Happy Hour stands out because it is remarkably entertaining while also being genuinely informative.

The Mindfully Creative Podcast

Many therapists know that art and other creative endeavors can help their patients heal. This podcast explores precisely how art can support those struggling with mental health difficulties.

The Virtual Couch

This podcast is similar to The Couples Therapist Couch in that it often addresses the various issues couples may face in therapy. However, its approach is more general, as it also addresses other topics that may interest a family therapist, such as how to improve communication among all family members.

The Trauma Therapist Podcast

This aptly-named podcast is ideal for therapists who work with patients attempting to overcome major trauma in their lives.

Thirsty for Art

Thirsty for Art is a podcast that primarily focuses on offering guidance to art therapists growing their practices.

Let’s Talk About CBT

Let’s Talk About CBT is a podcast about cognitive behavioral therapy: what it is, what it’s not, and how it can be useful. Dr. Lucy Maddox interviews experts in the field, including people who have experienced CBT themselves.  A mix of interviews, myth-busting, and CBT jargon explained, this accessible podcast is brought to you by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies.

The Hardcore Self-Help Podcast

This is a podcast dedicated to answering your questions about mental health, anxiety, depression, relationships, sex, and life WITHOUT the use of psychobabble. Dr. Robert Duff, a psychologist from Southern California, hosts the podcast, but presents himself as just a regular guy who wants to help. Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression and Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety are two of his best-selling books. These can be found at

Feeling Good

David D. Burns, MD, author of “Feeling Good, The New Mood Therapy,” describes powerful new techniques for overcoming depression and anxiety and developing greater joy and self-esteem in this podcast. For both therapists and the general public!

The Happiness Lab

Dr. Laurie Santos, a Yale professor, studied the science of happiness and discovered that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly improve our lives. Laurie will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will change the way you think about happiness, based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale – the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history. Pushkin Industries’ exclusive podcast partner is iHeartMedia.


CHECK YOUR HEAD: Musicians Need Mental Support A podcast is a medium through which notable musicians and experts share mental health solutions for wellness. Our mission is to normalize mental health conversations, encourage others to seek help, and provide recovery solutions.

The Self Work Podcast

Dr. Margaret, a psychologist for over 25 years and author of Perfectly Hidden Depression, founded The SelfWork Podcast in 2016 to explain mental health treatment and give you the opportunity to consider therapy without thinking it’s strange or implies you can’t “fix” your own problems. SelfWork has nearly 3.5 million downloads five years later! Every episode includes a popular listener question. And, once a month, you’ll hear a “You Get the Gist” segment – a five-minute run-down of a current topic – as well as an interview with a fantastic guest author or expert, adding to the wide range of topics that listeners enjoy.

Terrible, Thanks For Asking

It’s a question we ask (and get asked) all the time: “How are you?” And normally we just respond with “Fine!” even if we’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day. But it’s not always all that fine, is it?

“Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is a show by author Nora McInerny that lets real people get real honest about how they’re really doing. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and almost always both.

Produced by Nora McInerny and Feelings & Co

Therapy for Black Girls

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly discussion with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best versions of ourselves.

Not Another Anxiety Show

A podcast for all: from the always anxious to the occasionally overwhelmed to the painfully panicked.

Join your host Kelli Walker – registered nurse, Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and former agoraphobe – on an anxiety adventure.

Learn what anxiety really is, why the best of us can get caught in its web, and how to move past its sticky grip. Casual conversations with Kelli and other experts will include more than reciting daily affirmations or following “five simple steps” to overcome anxiety. Instead, you’ll get practical tips, resources, and guidance while gaining a down-to-earth and deeper understanding of what it means to be human – an easily overlooked part of truly moving past anxiety.

Dear Therapists

Each week on DEAR THERAPISTS, we invite you to be a fly-on-the-wall in these personal, raw, transformative sessions with everyday people and then hear what happens when we give concrete, actionable advice and have them report back to let us know how things went after the session ended. We’re sharing these real sessions because we believe that everyone can benefit from hearing how people just like them get through their struggles and grow and change.

The Psych Hub Podcast

Marjorie Morrison and Patrick Kennedy talk to mental health advocates and activists that are paving the way for a better tomorrow. Listen as we feature the experts you need to be following and hear the stories behind their movements.

The OCD Stories

Hosted by Stuart Ralph. The podcast has been heard over 4million times globally. Check out your first episode from our existing hundreds of episodes featuring experts, and people experiencing symptoms just like you today. If you do, you may just feel understood, heard and possibly help you identify your next step in your own personal journey to healing.

The Anxiety Podcast

Hosted by Tim JP Collins – this is a show to support everyone suffering with Anxiety, stress and panic attacks, Tim suffered with Anxiety and panic attacks and has changed his life to recover and now supports others in doing the same. This unique show isn’t just about coping, it’s about moving past Anxiety and fear to live the life you were destined for. Each week Tim interviews people that have stories that you will be able to relate to. The interviews are raw, real and vulnerable and people share what’s really going on for them. Each week Tim will also share a personal story, skill or coping strategy for you to put into practise right away!

Meditation Minis Podcast

Short guided meditations to calm your anxiety, overcome negative thinking, increase your confidence, and more. Don’t think you have the time, or mental focus, to meditate? Most of these guided meditations are just 10 minutes – sometimes less. Soothe your stress away with this award winning guided meditation podcast by Hypnotherapist Chel Hamilton today.

Unlocking Us

Join researcher and #1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown as she unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human, from the bravest moments to the most brokenhearted.

The Hilarious World of Depression

A show about clinical depression…with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating disease experienced by millions, yet often stigmatized by society. The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe. Join guests such as Maria Bamford, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Richter, and Jen Kirkman to learn how they’ve dealt with depression and managed to laugh along the way.

The Brain Warrior’s Way

New York Times bestselling authors, Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen are your personal Brain Warrior Guides to help you win the war for your health and defeat anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, addictions, disease, and obesity. Learn how you can take control of your brain and body for the rest of your life.

Where Should We Begin?

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. This season Esther speaks to a constellation of new relationships: A couple wrestling with the guilt they feel over the happiness their infidelity created. Another trying to make space for their queerness in an outwardly appearing hetero relationship.

Anxiety Slayer Podcast

With a love for what we do, millions of downloads, and hundreds of free episodes, the highly acclaimed, award-winning Anxiety Slayer™ podcast is a leading resource for anyone who suffers from anxiety, panic attacks, stress, and PTSD. Listen in for a rich collection of supportive conversations, meditations, relaxations, expert interviews, and breathing techniques to help you feel calm, centered, and relaxed.

The Nod

The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black — in America, and around the world.

Positive Psychology Podcast

Even if you are an academic, who has time to read all the interesting stuff out there anyways? So in an effort to save your eyes taking on a comically rectangular shape the positive psychology podcast brings the science of the good life to your earbuds. It’s not all treehugger style though; sometimes we might get quite serious, for example when exploring things like post-traumatic growth or positive parenting.


A political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who cover LGBTQ+ and gender issues of the moment with hilarity and healthy doses of vulgarity and absurdity.

Code Switch

What’s CODE SWITCH? It’s the fearless conversations about race that you’ve been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we’re all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts’ first-ever Show of the Year in 2020.

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

Marc Maron welcomes comedians, actors, directors, writers, authors, musicians and folks from all walks of life to his home for amazingly revealing conversations. Marc’s probing, comprehensive interview style allows guests to express themselves in ways listeners have never heard.

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