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On the Sporting Couch
One in four of us will experience issues with our mental health, and sports men and women are no different.'On the Sporting Couch', hosted by sports broadcaster and psychotherapist Gary Bloom, is a ground-breaking series of programmes that addresses mental health issues with sport. It features elite sportspeople who have been brave enough to undertake and share a therapy session to talk candidly about their struggles.Find more from talkSPORT at
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Ratings & Reviews
3.6 stars from 28 ratings
Great listen
Friend of mine recommended this and what a superb recommendation. Very open, honest, brutal and even harrowing at times. Credit to all the sports people prepared to open up their soul and show their vulnerabilities which can’t be easy having been in the public eye. Gary is superb as well, love...Read full review »
robz8701 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/07/19
Chelsea Dan
Why is Chris Lewis on the Jason Cundy one? Could someone sort this out as Chris is a great bloke but I would love to hear what FunBoy Cundy has to say please..
chelsea dan cookie via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/07/18
Great Show
Great show speaking to the people who perform top class sports and the mental issues that surround them. Keep them coming!!
Salfordkiddie via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/05/18
Recent Episodes
Two times Ashes winner Steve Harmison opens up to Gary Bloom about how he won his battle with depression and anxiety he suffered during and after his cricket career. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Published 09/15/19
Premier League winner Colin Hendry is ‘On the Sporting Couch’ is in conversation with sports psychologist Gary Bloom discussing his struggle with alcohol and gambling following family tragedy. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Published 08/02/19
‘On the Sporting Couch’ returns twith a revealing and fascinating episode with George Groves the former World Champion Boxer. George discusses the challenges faced in making it to the top, the struggle in coming to terms with his two defeats to Carl Froch and also his rivalry as an amateur with...
Published 07/29/19
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