Mind Matters with Dr Sian

Mind Matters with Dr Sian

There’s always a story behind the story. Broadcaster and Chartered Psychologist Dr Sian Williams has spent decades on TV reporting the headlines, but she knows there’s so much more behind them. In ‘Mind Matters with Dr Sian’ she digs a little deeper, giving people you may know a space to open up and share the stories that shaped their lives. Mind Matters with Dr Sian is a podcast from 5 News, hosted by Dr Sian Williams. Producer: Katie Goodman; Executive producer: Silvia Maresca; Guest producer: Jacqui Fuller.

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October 19, 2022 25 min

Writer and disability rights campaigner Samantha Renke is a wheelchair user living with brittle bone disease.

Here, she opens up with Dr Sian Williams about the highs and lows of living with a disability, how constantly being subjected to microaggressions can feel like death by a thousand paper cuts, and how she's finally learnt to embrace her uniqueness.

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Eastenders star Danniella Westbrook talks to Dr Sian Williams about coming to terms with fame at a young age, how drugs and alcohol took a toll on her life and how, now that she is clean, she is hoping to help others battling addiction by sharing her story.

Mind Matters with Dr Sian is a podcast from 5 News, hosted by Dr Sian Williams. Producer: Katie Goodman; Executive producer: Silvia Maresca; Guest producer: Jacqui Fuller.

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As a child struggling with anxiety himself, mental health campaigner and former Love Island contestant Dr Alex George is passionate about helping the younger generations better manage their mental wellbeing.

Here, he talks to Dr Sian Williams about his struggles with mental health growing up, how he's coping with his brother's death by suicide and hoping to challenge the stigma and shame that are still attached to mental he...

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Chef and TV personality Gizzi Erskine opens up with Dr Sian Williams about being diagnosed with ADHD and ODD - or Oppositional Defiant Disorder - and how it has affected both her personal and professional life.

Mind Matters with Dr Sian is a podcast from 5 News, hosted by Dr Sian Williams. Producer: Katie Goodman; Executive producer: Silvia Maresca; Guest producer: Jacqui Fuller.

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Aged 32, after her husband Ross died of a brain tumor in 2017, former actress turned life coach Holly Matthews had to figure out how to do life as a widowed mum of two.

Here, she talks to Dr Sian Williams about discussing the topic of death with her children, and how how her self-help book, "The Happy Me Project", became her coping strategy to deal with bereavement.

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What's it like to be shy - and yet spend much of your life in front of hundreds of thousands of people? Pop star Gary Numan was huge in the 70s and 80s, with hits like 'Cars' and 'Are Friends Electric'. But he always felt like he struggled to fit in, and as a child, was told he probably had Asperger's, a form of autism.

Here, he talks to Dr Sian Williams about his four decades in music - and what it's be...

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Actress and Loose Women presenter Denise Welch has lived with Major Depressive Disorder - also known as clinical depression - for 33 years.

Here, she speaks to Dr Sian Williams about the impact the disease has had on her life, and how there is support out there for those dealing with it.

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We've all come to know Jay Blades from his hit BBC show 'The Repair Shop' - where he leads a team of experts taking much loved but broken objects and restoring them back to life. But Jay's life is an extraordinary story of reinvention in itself. A difficult childhood, dyslexia that was undiagnosed until he was 31 years old, and a breakdown in his 40s, before he found fame on the show.

Here, he talks to Dr Sian Willi...

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There’s always a story behind the story. Broadcaster and Chartered Psychologist Dr Sian Williams has spent decades on TV reporting the headlines, but she knows there’s so much more behind them. In ‘Mind Matters with Dr Sian’ she digs a little deeper, giving people you may know a space to open up and share the stories that shaped their lives.

Mind Matters with Dr Sian is a podcast from 5 News, hosted by Dr Sian Williams. Producer: K...

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