20 Best Mental Health Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about mental health ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best mental health podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Mental Health Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Mental Health News Radio

  • Publisher: MHNR Network, LLC
  • Total Episodes: 689

Keeping it real about mental health, mental illness, addiction recovery and the business of behavioral health. Our guests and listeners are from all over the globe and all walks of life. The signature show on Mental Health News Radio Network – the world’s first podcast network dedicated to our favorite subject: Mental Health!

Mormon Mental Health Podcast

  • Publisher: Natasha Helfer Parker
  • Total Episodes: 107

Mormon Mental Health is an online mental health resource serving the Mormon community through hosting mental health podcasts. Mormon Mental Health was created in response to an increasing demand for an easy way to inform and connect Mormons seeking mental health services with resources and professionals that address Mormon culture, Mormon beliefs, and the issues unique to Mormon family and community systems. Mormon Mental Health is a service of Mormon Stories and the Open Stories Foundation. Mormon Stories explicitly seeks to align all operations with the Mormon Stories Shared Values Statement. Additionally, we endeavor to ensure that the projects we undertake 1) support individuals in Mormon-related faith crises, 2) save marriages where appropriate, 3) heal families, and 4) celebrate, challenge, and advance Mormon culture in healthy ways.

Inside Mental Health: A Psych Central Podcast

  • Publisher: Healthline Media
  • Total Episodes: 256

An award-winning show that approaches psychology and mental health in an accessible fashion. Listen as our host, Gabe Howard, speaks candidly with experts to break down complex topics in simple and understandable ways.

Mental Health Remix

  • Publisher: Nicole Symcox
  • Total Episodes: 55

It’s time to crush the stigma around mental health. The truth is, most successful, ambitious people work on their mental health. Why? Because your mental health impacts everything you do: your relationships, your job, your parenting, your faith – even your physical health. If you want to meet your personal and professional goals while actually enjoying your life, it starts with learning to support your inner world, so you can be successful in the real world. Join Licensed Psychotherapist and Trauma & Anxiety Specialist Nicole Symcox as she discusses the power of living an emotionally healthy life full of authenticity, connection, and meaning. In this podcast, we’ll cover topics such as anxiety, perfectionism, parenting, trauma, boundaries, healthy relationships, and more. Visit https://nicolesymcox.com to sign up to be notified when the latest episode drops. © 2019 Nicole Symcox, All rights reserved

Mental Health Today Show

  • Publisher: John Cordray
  • Total Episodes: 94

John Cordray is a licensed therapist and a leading voice for emotionally healthy living. Discover what’s keeping you from living the life you desire. Learn what to do with anxiety, anger, depression, relationship conflicts as well as other emotions and behaviors that can prevent us from living a fulfilling life. John P. Cordray, LPC, NCC Helping you feel better about life. Contact: [email protected] www.johncordray.com

Mental Health Comedy

  • Publisher: Ed Crasnick & Jennifer Kolari
  • Total Episodes: 47

Comedians and entertainers talk about their mental health and practice resilience skills. The world’s funniest people with the biggest feelings. We put the funk in dysfunction since 1865.

Mad in America: Rethinking Mental Health

  • Publisher: Mad in America
  • Total Episodes: 180

Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that searches for the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental health care worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. On the podcast we have interviews with experts and those with lived experience of the psychiatric system. Thank you for joining us as we discuss the many issues around rethinking psychiatric care around the world. For more information visit madinamerica.com To contact us email [email protected]

Stigma Podcast – Mental Health

  • Publisher: Stephen Hays
  • Total Episodes: 81

Stephen Hays is a recovering addict, living with type-1 bipolar disorder. He spent years living in addiction, and with untreated mental illness while he went from West Point graduate, to Wall Street Banker to nearly taking his own life when he hit bottom. On this show you will hear stories of addiction, mental illness, recovery, hope, and wellness. You will also hear from clinicians, experts, doctors, entrepreneurs and others who are trying to lead other people to wellness. We would love to hear your story too!

The Mental Health Marriage

  • Publisher: Spouse of Bipolar 2
  • Total Episodes: 25

With mental illness, the spouse often gets left with the burdens of the family, and is left very isolated. All the support can go to the spouse with the disorder, when we as the partner, need just as much love, understanding, and support. This podcast is my way of trying to provide a small piece of that, and to share each other’s stories and offer helpful advice, support, and community.

CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health

  • Publisher: Robert Vore & Dr. Holly Oxhandler
  • Total Episodes: 159

Hosts Robert Vore & Dr. Holly Oxhandler discuss the intersection of Christianity and mental health. Guests include pastors, ministry workers, mental health professionals, and more.

Mental Health and Psychiatry (Audio)

  • Publisher: UCTV
  • Total Episodes: 108

Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore mental illness and mental health.

The Savvy Psychologist’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

  • Publisher: QuickAndDirtyTips.com
  • Total Episodes: 358

Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride.

Fresh Hope for Mental Health

  • Publisher: Pastor Brad Hoefs
  • Total Episodes: 86

Fresh Hope for Mental Health is a production of Fresh Hope Ministries, www.FreshHope.us. The purpose of Fresh Hope for Mental Health is to empower those with a mental health diagnosis to live a faith-filled and rich life in spite of having a mental health challenge. The program is hosted by Pastor Brad Hoefs, the founder of Fresh Hope. He is also the author of, “Fresh Hope: Living Well in Spite of a Mental Health Diagnosis” www.FreshHopeBook.com The program consists of insights for how to live well in spite of having a mental illness as well as interviews with those who have a diagnosis sharing their journey and insights to living well. Fresh Hope offers local Christian mental health recovery groups through out the United States. For more information go to: www.FreshHope.us or email: [email protected]

Mom & Mind for Pregnancy and Postpartum Mental Health

  • Publisher: Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D.
  • Total Episodes: 206

Posptartum Depression is real. And it’s only part of the story. We dig in to ALL of the stuff that no tells you about, but you NEED to know. Dr. Kat, Psychologist and specialist in perinatal mental health, interviews moms, dads, experts and advocates about how to cope, manage and recover from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. We talk about postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and SO MUCH MORE! We get real. We get honest. We put on our stigma crushing boots and address the realities of the transition to motherhood and parenthood. Learn about it before you find out about it the hard way! You don’t have to suffer! www.momandmind.com

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

  • Publisher: Jeremy Godwin
  • Total Episodes: 83

A weekly podcast full of simple ideas for better mental health, grounded in quality research — because looking after your wellbeing takes work, but it doesn’t have to be tough. Australian writer Jeremy Godwin presents weekly episodes with easy, proven ways to improve your mental health and wellbeing every day. Each episode covers one specific topic (like over-thinking, stress, purpose, etc.) and gives you tools to put into practice immediately. Let’s Talk About Mental Health — because the more we talk about it, the easier it gets. More info: http://www.letstalkaboutmentalhealth.com.au.

Mental Health Foundation podcast

  • Publisher: Mental Health Foundation
  • Total Episodes: 62

This is the Mental Health Foundation podcast. A series in which we bring to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments and mental health tips.

Mind On Mental Health

  • Publisher: Penn Medicine – Princeton House Behavioral Health
  • Total Episodes: 20

The Mind On Mental Health Podcast explores a variety of mental health and substance use related topics in under thirty minutes. Topics such as how to utilize positive coping skills, manage triggers and how to change your thought process are discussed. Each podcast features interviews with therapists and psychiatrists from Penn Medicine – Princeton House Behavioral Health in Central New Jersey.

The Higher Practice Podcast for Optimal Mental Health

  • Publisher: Keith Kurlander
  • Total Episodes: 96

I’m Keith Kurlander, with Dr. Will Van Derveer, Co-Founders of the Integrative Psychiatry Institute and Integrative Psychiatry Centers, and this is the podcast where we explore what it takes to achieve optimal mental health. If you want to learn about cutting-edge psychology that help people reach their highest potential then this is the show for you! Have a question, please email us at [email protected]

Moose Tracks – Locking Horns with Mental Health

  • Publisher: Ivanka Siolkowsky
  • Total Episodes: 17

The Moose Tracks podcast is a weekly show where your host, Ivanka Siolkowsky locks horns with a variety of different mental health issues. Sharing her personal experiences with depression, anxiety, and OCD; and interviewing others to hear their takes on similar topics, Ivanka gets deep with matters most people aren’t willing to speak about. Get ready to laugh, cry, get riled up. But most importantly to know that you are not alone – we are all in this together.

Mindspeak: Holistic Mental Health with Holly Higgins, NTP

  • Publisher: Holly Higgins, NTP
  • Total Episodes: 46

Mindspeak explores holistic mental health and all things mind-body wellness. Join nutritionist and hypnotherapist, Holly Higgins, for weekly discussions about the power of intentional thought and belief; how your subconscious mind influences your health and happiness; and how to harness the food-mood, gut-brain connection. Discover alternative healing modalities for depression and anxiety, hear stories from those who have achieved radical remission, and find the tools you need to take back your power. New episodes every Tuesday!

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