In this beautiful season opener, Claudia meets Jack, before introducing him to Professor Tanya Byron who, in a one on one session, digs deep into his story, with fascinating and emotional revelations.
Jack who has overcome anxiety and PTSD, but has found his biggest challenge to date, is the estrangement from his father.
If you have been affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode please see below for information about further support and advice.
To find help via talking therapies you can either go to your GP or the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) bacp.co.uk or bps.org.uk - they should be HCPC registered.
Other helpful organisations: -
MIND - www.mind.co.uk
No Panic - www.nopanic.org.uk/contact-us
Mens Health - www.menshealthforum.org.uk
Anxiety UK - www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Triumph Over Phobia (TOP UK) - www.topuk.org
SAMARITANS - www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan or call 116 123
NHS - www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines
WELLDOING - www.welldoing.org
NICE - www.nice.org.uk/guidance
PTSD UK - www.ptsduk.org/treatment-options/where-to-get-help/
You will find the transcript for episode 1 here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/hdwgh/episode1.txt
How Did We Get Here? is a Somethin' Else Production.
Introducing How Did We Get Here? with Claudia Winkleman and Dr Tanya Byron. With topics ranging from parental estrangement, gender identity, domestic violence, trauma, inheriting mental health issues, family dynamics after cancer and raising a severely disabled daughter, How Did We Get Here? is a passionate, insightful and moving experience, with clear outcomes to each episode. This is a Somethin' Else production.