20 Best Psychology Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about psychology ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best psychology podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Psychology Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

You Are Not So Smart

  • Publisher: You Are Not So Smart
  • Total Episodes: 204

You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology t…

The One You Feed

  • Publisher: Eric Zimmer|Wondery
  • Total Episodes: 476

“This podcast saved my life”- Amy W Practical Wisdom for a Better LifeOpen minded discussions of habits, meditation, wisdom, depression, anxiety, happiness, psychology, philosophy, and motivation.

Speaking of Psychology

  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Total Episodes: 178

“Speaking of Psychology” is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.

Shrink Rap Radio

  • Publisher: David Van Nuys, Ph.D.
  • Total Episodes: 337

Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!

The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman

  • Publisher: Scott Barry Kaufman
  • Total Episodes: 249

Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-psychology-podcast/support

Female Criminals

  • Publisher: Parcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 258

The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

Psychologists Off the Clock

  • Publisher: Debbie Sorensen, Diana Hill, Yael Schonbrun, and Jill Stoddard
  • Total Episodes: 198

A Psychology Podcast About the Science and Practice of Living Well

Champagne Sharks

  • Publisher: Champagne Sharks
  • Total Episodes: 304

A podcast about race, politics, and pop culture, through the lenses of humor and psychology.

Damn Interesting

  • Publisher: DamnInteresting.com
  • Total Episodes: 59

The audio side of DamnInteresting.com: Legitimately intriguing true stories from history, science, and psychology. Audiobook-like narration with sound effects and music.

The Savvy Psychologist’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Mental Health

  • Publisher: QuickAndDirtyTips.com
  • Total Episodes: 359

Welcome to psychology for the rest of us. Host Dr. Jade Wu takes the science of psychology and makes it both entertaining and relatable. Using a sympathetic ear and evidence-based research, she explains the ‘why’ behind emotions like joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, and helps you better understand the relationships you form with your friends, family, coworkers, and yourself. Seeking a healthier emotional life? It’s time to bring a trained psychologist and mental health expert along for the ride.

Tara Brach

  • Publisher: Tara Brach
  • Total Episodes: 1067

Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally known meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara shares a weekly guided meditation and talk that blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. The podcast addresses the value of mindfulness meditation and self-compassion in relieving emotional suffering, serving spiritual awakening and bringing healing to our world.

Forensic Psychology

  • Publisher: Circle Of Insight Productions
  • Total Episodes: 362

Dr. Carlos is an adjunct Professor in Forensic Psychology and Criminal psychopathology. He discusses concepts in the world of forensic psychology. He discusses legal issues pertaining to forensic psychology, psychology disorders, the criminal justice system and more

Ascend Podcast

  • Publisher: Dan Harrison
  • Total Episodes: 294

Spirituality | Philosophy | Consciousness | Psychedelics | Mindset | Self Help | Conspiracy Theories | Health | Religion | History | Science | Psychology | Mystery | UFOs |

Jungianthology Podcast

  • Publisher: C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago
  • Total Episodes: 66

Analytical Psychology Seminars & Interviews from the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago


  • Publisher: Parcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 278

Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-hosts of the podcast Serial Killers) explore the history and psychology behind the most notorious cults. Cults is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

Encountering Silence

  • Publisher: Cassidy Hall, Kevin Johnson, Carl McColman
  • Total Episodes: 317

Explore the beauty, importance, and vitality of silence, as we explore the spirituality, psychology, and sheer humanity of silence.

The Golf Psychology Podcast

  • Publisher: Patrick J. Cohn, Ph.D.
  • Total Episodes: 265

Golf Psychology Podcast – Mental Game Sessions with Doc is a podcast for serious golfers who want to improve their mental game performance. Hosted by Dr. Patrick Cohn of Peak Performance Sports, the golf psychology podcast allows junior, collegiate, amateur, and professional golfers to ask Dr. Cohn a question on golf psychology or the mental game of golf.

Inside Mental Health: A Psych Central Podcast

  • Publisher: Healthline Media
  • Total Episodes: 257

An award-winning show that approaches psychology and mental health in an accessible fashion. Listen as our host, Gabe Howard, speaks candidly with experts to break down complex topics in simple and understandable ways.

The Psychology of Eating Podcast

  • Publisher: Marc David
  • Total Episodes: 115

Real people. Real breakthroughs. For more than three decades, Marc David has helped millions discover the true causes of their unwanted eating habits like overeating, binge eating, emotional eating and the inability to lose weight. In this unscripted show, Marc coaches real clients using his unique blend of psychology and nutrition. Whether you want to transform your relationship with food or learn how you can help others, there’s no better place than The Psychology of Eating Podcast, and there’s no better way than hearing the stories of real people.

Stuck in Stoneybrook: A Baby-Sitters Club Podcast

  • Publisher: Stuck in Stoneybrook
  • Total Episodes: 43

Pop culture, gender politics, and developmental psychology in the “Baby-sitters Club”—you didn’t know you needed it.

David Friedland

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