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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Jun 21, 2024

In this episode, Richard is joined by friend of the podcast Dr. Rachael Skews. They discuss a recent coaching psychology conference they both presented at, the nature of coaching research, the importance of evidence-based practice and ask the killer question: will your coach be replaced by a bot? 

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May 29, 2024

In this episode, Richard and Ross take a look at another important skill for increasing our psychological flexibility: acceptance.

This doesn't mean a passive acceptance of the status quo, or simply pushing through difficulties with gritted teeth. It means authentically accepting the discomfort and other stuff we...


May 17, 2024

In this episode of 'My Pocket Psych', Richard and Ross turn to the next skill in our psychological flexibility toolkit: committed action.

This is all about taking our values and putting them into action. Doing more of the stuff that matters, not because it's easy or fun, but because it's important.

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Apr 18, 2024

This is the third part in our series exploring Psychological Flexibility. Richard and Ross look at the skill called 'Cognititve Defusion', where we learn to see our thoughts in a different light. 

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Mar 22, 2024

This is the first of a new series of the podcast where we focus on the skills that develop our psychological flexibility. Richard is joined by fellow psychologist Ross McIntosh, the host of the excellent People Soup podcast. 

In this episode, they discuss what psychological flexibility is, what it feels like to...