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A psychology podcast with someone who "gets it". Mitch Wallis' ultimate goal is to help people cope with challenging mental health issues, and feeling understood is a great place to start. Each episode provides tactical steps for how to deal with complex emotional problems in a step-by-step framework based on evidence and experimentation. From "too much information" personal sharing, to advice on overcoming debilitating anxiety, to interviews with world leading expert - this podcast has what you need to make sense of your own mind.

A psychology podcast with someone who "gets it". Mitch Wallis' ultimate goal is to help people cope with challenging mental health issues, and feeling understood is a great place to start. Each episode provides tactical steps for how to deal with complex emotional problems in a step-by-step framework based on evidence and experimentation. From "too much information" personal sharing, to advice on overcoming debilitating anxiety, to interviews with world leading expert - this podcast has what you need to make sense of your own mind.

Location:

Australia

Description:

A psychology podcast with someone who "gets it". Mitch Wallis' ultimate goal is to help people cope with challenging mental health issues, and feeling understood is a great place to start. Each episode provides tactical steps for how to deal with complex emotional problems in a step-by-step framework based on evidence and experimentation. From "too much information" personal sharing, to advice on overcoming debilitating anxiety, to interviews with world leading expert - this podcast has what you need to make sense of your own mind.

Language:

English

Contact:

61408167014


Episodes

Ep.13 | when to shut up, healthy monogamy?, personality "parts", gift vs. curse, never ending therapy, and more...

12/7/2020
In this episode of Understood with Mitch Wallis we cover: - SHOW NOTES - - SUBSCRIBE, RATE & REVIEW THE SHOW - https://open.spotify.com/show/02aqR5aly0A7ZSiktQrA2Xhttps://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/understood/id1522620849/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb35WjXg5PZG6ZfbNm1AaRA/- Hotline phone number is - - Website - - Find me on social media - https://www.instagram.com/mitch.wallis/https://www.facebook.com/mitchwallismhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/mitchwallis/ - INTRO SONG CREDITS -

Duration:01:08:37

Ep.12 | Margo Lydon: a true MASTERCLASS in workplace mental health

10/16/2020
Today's guest is Margo Lydon. In this episode we cover: About Margo Lydon Margo has been working in mental health and suicide prevention for 20 years. She is the CEO of SuperFriend - one of Australia's leading Workplace Mental Health Organisations. Margo holds a Master of Science, Positive Organization Development and Change and a Bachelor of Business Degree (Marketing). She was a finalist in the 2019 Telstra Business Women’s Awards (Victoria) in the “For Purpose and Social Enterprise”...

Duration:00:58:25

Ep.11 | Anger issues, control addiction, BPD & STI stigma, panic attacks, Buddhist teachings, and more...

10/10/2020
In this episode of Understood with Mitch Wallis we cover: - Borderline Personality Disorder and the unnecessary stigmatisation - Corporates managing people out of the business for mental health reasons - When you change as a person, but your perception doesn't - Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and how they need to be removed - Power of self-belief as a competitive advantage and it's difference to narcissism - How the brain doesn't care about happiness as much as it...

Duration:01:33:46

Ep.10 | Dr Dan Brown: the #1 mental health tip from a Harvard Psychologist

9/19/2020
Today's guest is Dr Dan Brown. In this episode we cover: About Dr Dan Brown Dr. Brown is an Associate Clinical Professor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. He has served on the Harvard Medical School faculty for 37 years. He is the senior author of a major textbook on the treatment of attachment disorders in adults, D Brown & D Elliott, Attachment Disturbances in Adults. He has served as an expert witness in the courts in over two hundred lawsuits relating to psychological damages...

Duration:01:08:55

Ep.9 | Managing poor behaviour, asking RUOK?, hospital reform, sleep tips, redefining masculinity, medication expectations

9/8/2020
In this episode of Understood with Mitch Wallis we cover: - How to check in with someone when they're not ok using the 1-10 scale - Mitch's recent conflict that left him feeling flat - The perils of comparative suffering - How starting, stopping or changing medication can affect your chemistry - Weird warning signs from your body that something is going wrong (e.g. music "high") - The inefficiencies of the hospital system for suicide inpatients and discharging protocols - Managing...

Duration:01:15:34

Ep.8 | Mallika Chopra: how to make true intentions, meditation tips, finding your calling

8/28/2020
In this episode of Understood with Mitch Wallis we cover: - what it was like to grow up having a worldwide spiritual guru as a parent - Mallika shares incredibly beautiful insights around the power of gratitude and what setting an intent really means (beyond just what we may have read in books like The Secret). - We discuss the usually messy and sometimes dark journey of figuring out who we really are and what we really want - Mallika gives some invaluable advice and perspectives on...

Duration:00:48:05

Ep.7 | dopamine vacation, biological time bomb for women, afternoon melencholy, male orgasms, cold therapy

8/16/2020
In episode 7 of the UNDERSTOOD podcast with Mitch Wallis, we cover: - the lack of reward or motivation for working hard during COVID - the biological time bomb of women and how it can create a scarcity mindset - Mitch's reflections on feeling sad in the afternoons - the science behind men not wanting cuddles after sex and how that can affect a relationship - a breakdown of how to start using cold showers to change your biochemistry - how to support a grieving friend who is a losing a...

Duration:00:49:47

Ep.6 | Dr. Dan Siegel: lessons from the world's best modern-day psychiatrist

8/10/2020
In this episode we cover: - Parenting pitfalls and how to avoid passing on your insecurities to your children - The science of presence and how it can be used to overcome trauma - How being "real" is not just an ethical choice, but a psychological benefit Dr Dan Siegel https://www.drdansiegel.com/ Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult...

Duration:00:53:25

Ep.5 | Finding professional help, talking about yourself too much, body language, ballet & eating disorders, reducing coffee anxiety

8/2/2020
In this episode we cover: - 5 tips to finding the right professional help: what are the barriers, where to start, what to look for in a psychologist/therapist - The biggest way to kill chemistry in a conversation - How body language can be subconscious and affect our interactions - The exploration of eating disorders and those who have a history of dance - The ingredient that can reduce anxiety related to caffeine consumption - SUBSCRIBE, RATE & REVIEW THE SHOW - Spotify:...

Duration:00:57:59

Ep.4 | Pervis Taylor: how we show up for our black brothers & sisters

7/13/2020
In this episode we cover: - A real story from a successful black man who has experienced racism his whole life to humanise the reality of racism in the 21st century - The difference between white privilege & racism - What we can do to help lift up our black brothers & sisters and do small acts to push society forward - How the Black Lives Matter Movement extends beyond an issue of police brutality - An exploration of the incarceration issue and the layers that build up to perpetuate or...

Duration:00:58:07

Ep.3 | Mitch's recent mental breakdown, Covid, Black Lives Matter, being an ethical man

7/7/2020
In this episode we cover: - Mitch's mental breakdown that took him out completely and what he learned from the experience - What lies at the heart of "covid anxiety" - Black lives matter and how we can play a more active role in driving the movement forward - How to find the balance between "creepy" and "cute" in the modern era amidst so many sex scandals

Duration:01:03:02

Ep.2 | Changing your energy, rewiring old beliefs, mental health @ work, self care

7/7/2020
In this episode we cover: • What is your “idle state” – i.e. how are you when no one is looking as a default and how that is affecting our life without knowing it • How to change the energy you put out to the world • Mitch explores an internal narrative of “I need to suffer in order to get what I want” • How to rewire a long-standing belief and challenge it’s validity through challenging and pivoting it’s “truth” • A discussion around mental health in the workplace – how to manage your...

Duration:00:41:51

Ep.1 | Strong personalities, signs from the universe, dealing with anger

7/6/2020
In this episode we cover: - Why Mitch is starting a Podcast - The relationship between Mitch & Heart On My Sleeve - How to interact with Mitch on the podcast - A discussion around: can two alpha personalities connect? The search for equality in relationships - Mitch shares his struggles with needing control in all domains of life - How to recognise a signpost in your life that is trying to tell you something - How to balance a mindset of “f*ck the universe everything is out to get me”...

Duration:00:33:27