PH023: Nick Wignall of What Would My Shrink Say

Last updated on December 13th, 2019

PH023: Nick Wignall of What Would My Shrink Say
Podcast Hackers

 
 
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Nick Wignall is the co-host to What Would My Shrink Say, a podcast that discusses therapy in a humorous and down-to-earth manner.  The show is up to 11 episodes and has developed a small audience. Nick tells me about taking constructive criticism and learning how to use it properly.

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We explore the dynamic of working with a co-host and the tips Nick has compiled for other podcasters and newcomers to podcasting. He also shares how podcasting has changed how he approaches his clients and work in general.

If you work in a sensitive area (such as healthcare) and think there is a branch of your work that would make a great podcast, but you don’t want to struggle with the problems of confidentiality, my interview with Nick may ease some of your reservations.

Today’s highlights:

  • How Nick got into podcasting.
  • How What Would My Shrink Say balances confidentiality with usable content.
  • The importance of being enthusiastic about your content.
  • The early feedback Nick got from his audience.
  • The benefits of having a co-host.
  • The tools Nick uses for his episodes.
  • Why Nick prefers to play the “long game.”
  • Nick’s tips for mic technique.
  • How the podcast has changed how Nick approaches his work.

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What Would My Shrink Say?

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