What Would My Shrink Say?

Nick Wignall & Todd Sewell

A podcast about all the questions you wish your therapist would give a straight answer to.

All Episodes

Nick and Todd discuss the psychology behind the mental habit of judging. 

Dec 7

18 min 9 sec

Nick and Todd discuss effective ways to handle other people's anxiety.

Nov 30

22 min 33 sec

Nick and Todd discuss neediness: what is, why it happens, and what to do about it.----This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Find a great therapist who's great for you. Listeners of the show can get 10% off their first month using our link: https://betterhelp.com/whatwouldmyshrinksay

Nov 23

16 min 43 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how boredom can be extremely useful from an emotional and mental health perspective.----This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Find a great therapist who's great for you. Listeners of the show can get 10% off their first month using our link: https://betterhelp.com/whatwouldmyshrinksay

Nov 16

15 min 22 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the ins and out of being overwhelmed.----This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Find a great therapist who's great for you. Listeners of the show can get 10% off their first month using our link: https://betterhelp.com/whatwouldmyshrinksay

Nov 9

20 min 30 sec

Nick and Todd discuss emotional availability: what is it, what's the point, and how to cultivate it.----This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Find a great therapist who's great for you. Listeners of the show can get 10% off their first month using our link: https://betterhelp.com/whatwouldmyshrinksay

Nov 2

15 min 17 sec

Nick and Todd discuss why reassurance-seeking is such a bad habit to get into and what to do about it if you are.----This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Find a great therapist who's great for you. Listeners of the show can get 10% off their first month using our link: https://betterhelp.com/whatwouldmyshrinksay

Oct 26

14 min 22 sec

Nick and Todd discuss worry and its effect on our experiences, or lack thereof. 

Oct 19

15 min 57 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the difficulties of changing habits and developing better patterns.

Oct 13

19 min 35 sec

Nick and Todd discuss why excessive apologizing is a bit, well... excessive.

Oct 5

13 min 12 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the usefulness of adult coloring books for anxiety.

Sep 28

15 min 30 sec

Nick and Todd discuss why doing nothing is often the best option you can choose.

Sep 21

10 min 10 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to get over resentment.

Sep 14

15 min 9 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to forgive yourself.

Sep 7

17 min 45 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the tricky psychology of motivation and how to get more of it.

Sep 1

15 min 36 sec

Nick and Todd discuss resignation vs acceptance.

Aug 24

13 min 10 sec

Nick and Todd discuss emotional curiosity.

Aug 17

15 min 50 sec

Nick and Todd discuss whether people attract specific 'types' or not.

Aug 11

14 min 50 sec

Nick and Todd discuss social anxiety.

Aug 3

15 min 8 sec

Nick and Todd talk about expectations.

Jul 27

18 min 58 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to spot the signs of emotional immaturity.

Jul 20

20 min 50 sec

Nick and Todd discuss helpful ways to deal with other people's bad moods.

Jul 13

14 min 34 sec

Nick and Todd discuss whether it's better to be appetitively or aversively motived?

Jul 6

16 min 5 sec

Nick and Todd discuss processing difficult emotions.

Jun 29

13 min 1 sec

Nick and Todd chat about overthinking and its relationship to the law of diminishing returns.

Jun 25

12 min 4 sec

Nick and Todd take on why we avoid difficult choices and the consequences that often result.

Jun 22

15 min 15 sec

Nick and Todd discuss catastrophizing.

Jun 18

15 min 10 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to deal with rigid people.

Jun 15

17 min 12 sec

Nick and Todd discuss health anxiety.

Jun 11

19 min 46 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the benefits of self-experimentation.

Jun 8

17 min 26 sec

Nick and Todd discuss common misconceptions about emotions and what they do and don't mean.

Jun 4

14 min 11 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the extent to which we can learn to love things we hate.

Jun 1

13 min 52 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the idea of an addiction to thinking.

May 28

16 min 38 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the possibility that procrastination is essentially a values problem.

May 25

19 min 56 sec

Nick and Todd discuss what people get wrong in their approach to panic attacks and why the right way to handle them is counterintuitive.

May 21

12 min 9 sec

Nick and Todd discuss whether is a good idea to vent your problems to other people.

May 18

14 min 36 sec

Nick and Todd discuss worthlessness and how to deal with it.

May 14

17 min 26 sec

Nick has strong feelings about the 5 Love Languages.

May 11

16 min 35 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to deal with negative intrusive thoughts in a healthy way.

May 7

16 min 54 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the Busyness Trap.

May 4

22 min 15 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to cope with narcissistic people in your life.

Apr 30

18 min 2 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the crucial difference between managing your stress and managing your stressors.

Apr 27

17 min 18 sec

Nick and Todd discuss whether love is an emotion or something else.

Apr 23

13 min 23 sec

Nick and Todd discuss the Worry Illusion.

Apr 20

12 min 12 sec

Nick and Todd talk about how to handle traumatic memories in a healthy way.

Apr 16

15 min 54 sec

Nick and Todd talk about how to be more resilient.

Apr 13

26 min 40 sec

Nick and Todd talk about what resilience really means.

Apr 9

21 min 5 sec

Nick and Todd discuss setting healthy boundaries.

Apr 6

19 min 36 sec

Nick and Todd discuss how to finally let go of painful feelings, memories, grudges, or beliefs.

Apr 2

19 min 59 sec

Nick and Talk discuss how "legit" or not the Myers-Briggs personality inventory really is.

Mar 30

15 min 48 sec