The Psych Hub Podcast: The Future of Mental Health

The Psych Hub Podcast

The Future of Mental Health

Listen every Wednesday as co-hosts Patrick J. Kennedy and Marjorie Morrison bring in public figures and executive leaders that will share their own mental health journeys with anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bipolar, substance use, and more. But, we can’t just stop there. 

You’ll hear from pioneers in the mental health space, and how organizations are tackling solutions to address the nationwide mental health crisis. 

Plus, we’ll provide brain health tips of the week from Kevin Hines, mental health advocate, and the latest legislation along the way!

The Psych Hub Podcast

Welcome Episode Marjorie Morrison and Patrick J. Kennedy - 24 min

Marjorie Morrison and Patrick J. Kennedy share their 'why' behind the podcast. These unshakable optimists would be remiss if they didn't share their mission and how mental health can be transformed.


Episode #1  Featuring Josh Groban - 48 min

Multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter Josh Groban opens up on his own personal experience with anxiety and why he believes the arts are a critical component to youth development and mental health.

Episode #2  Featuring Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Jr. - 1 hr, 9 min

Dr. Evans, CEO and Executive Vice President of the American Psychological Association, shares how his organization is breaking down systemic institutional bias and discrimination.


Episode #3 Featuring Kate Snow - 57 min

NBC News national correspondent and Sunday NBC Nightly News anchor Kate Snow opens up about living in the spotlight, raising two kids, and the importance of disconnecting. Her passion is reporting out on the mental health stories no one is talking about


Episode #4 Featuring Patrick Conway, MD, MSc - 44 min

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, is the CEO of Care Solutions at Optum. Dr. Conway is working to drive change faster, including value-based care, and standardized mental health quality measures.


Episode #5 Featuring Lori Gottlieb - 39 min

Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, and The Atlantic "Dear Therapist" advice columnist. She believes our stories are the core of our lives and give them deeper meaning. Learn self-care tips and what to expect when seeing a therapist.

Episode #6 Featuring Cara McNulty, DPA - 58 min

Cara McNulty, DPA, is the President of Aetna Behavioral Health. As a highly regarded leader and population health scientist, she shares her passion for breaking down barriers in EAPs and access to care.


Episode #7  Featuring RADM Matt Kleiman - 1 hr 1 min

RADM Kleiman is an Assistant U.S. Surgeon General detailed to the National Guard Bureau where he serves as Director of Psychological Health and Chief of Warrior Resilience and Fitness.

Cynthia Germanotta

Episode #8  Featuring Cynthia Germanotta - 52 min

Lady Gaga's mother is the World Health Organization's Goodwill Ambassador for Mental Health. She and her daughter co-founded Born This Way Foundation to support adolescent mental health, empowering them to build a kinder, braver world.

Paul Gionfriddo

Episode #9  Featuring Paul Gionfriddo - 1 hr 4 min

Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America, has held multiple mental health related positions throughout his 40-year career, and advocates for early intervention and integrated approaches to recovery.

Jessica DiVento

Episode #10  Featuring Dr. Jessica DiVento - 47 min

Jessica DiVento, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and is YouTube's Chief Mental Health Advisor, where she oversees employee mental health and wellbeing. She shares what YouTube is doing internally to make mental wellbeing an #1 priority.

Chirlane McCray

Episode #11  Featuring Chirlane McCray - 45 min

Chirlane McCray has redefined the role of First Lady of New York City, managing a robust portfolio to advance an ambitious agenda in support of all New Yorkers and was recognized as the 2019 “World Health Organization Champion.”

Thomas Insel

Episode #12  Featuring Thomas Insel, MD - 47 min

Thomas lnsel, MD, has been a national leader in mental health research, policy, and technology. As a trailblazer in neuroscience, he shares the difference between mental health and mental healthcare, thinking of it in the context of recovery and having a purpose to live.

Johnny Taylor

Episode #13  Featuring Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP - 59 min

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is the CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the largest HR professional association in the world, impacting the lives and mental health of 115 million workers every day.

Kim Keck

Episode #14  Featuring Kim Keck - 33 min

Kim Keck is the President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association—the organization's first woman leader in its 40-year history. Kim shares her commitment to combatting long-standing social issues influencing mental health.

Solome Tibebu

Episode #15  Featuring Solome Tibebu - 31 min

Solome Tibebu is a mental health speaker and social entrepreneur. She has dedicated her career to helping youth put a voice to the challenges they experience and lead transformational change.

Episode #16  Featuring Linda Rosenberg - 49 min

As an Executive Director for External Relations, Linda Rosenberg is responsible for expanding the availability and impact of Columbia Psychiatry's expertise to shape mental health research, treatment, and policies across our country.

Courtney Billington

Episode #17  Featuring Courtney Billington - 46 min

As the President of Janssen Neuroscience, Courtney Billington leads the advancement of its portfolio of treatments, focusing on schizophrenia, treatment-resistant depression and multiple scelrosis.

Anthony Shriver

Episode #18  Featuring Anthony K. Shriver - 44 min

Anthony Kennedy Shriver is the CEO of Best Buddies International, a non-profit he started to foster one-to-one friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Andrew Dreyfus

Episode #19  Featuring Andrew Dreyfus - 48 min

Andrew Dreyfus, President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, emphasizes the importance of early intervention and coordinated, primary care for all.

Lisa Desai

Episode #20  Featuring Dr. Lisa Desai - 45 min

Dr. Lisa Desai, Director of Behavioral Health Consulting at MindWise Innovations, shares the importance of workplace wellness and trauma-informed care.

Caroline Carney

Episode #21  Featuring Caroline Carney, MD - 45 min

Dr. Caroline Carney is the Chief Medical Officer for Magellan Health and Magellan Rx Management, furthering its mission of innovative, integrated behavioral health programs.


Episode #22  Featuring Nicholas Kardaras, MD - 45 min

Dr. Kardaras is CEO of Omega Recovery, best selling author of "Glow Kids" and the country's leading expert on the impact of the digital age (smart phones, social media, video games) on mental health.


Episode #23  Featuring Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, MD - 45 min

Kenneth Paul Rosenberg, MD, is a professor at Cornell, and one of the leading experts on sex addiction.


Episode #24  Featuring Kenneth Cole - 45 min

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, Kenneth Cole launched an initiative to address what is arguably an even larger pandemic: Mental Health. The Mental Health Coalition sets out to end debilitating stigma surrounding mental health, and change the way people talk about mental illness.


Episode #25  Featuring Drew Robinson - 45 min

Drew Robinson is a professional baseball infielder and outfielder. After surviving a suicide attempt on April 16, 2020, Drew is using his platform to speak out on the importance of mental health.


Coming Soon  Featuring Nina Vasan, MD - 45 min

Nina Vasan, MD, MBA, is the Chief Medical Officer at Real, and Founder and Executive Director at Brainstorm: The Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation.

New episodes released every Wednesday.
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