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The Problem Gambling Podcast

The Problem Gambling Podcast

By Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly
A podcast exploring issues surrounding problem gambling and gambling related harm. Presented by addiction counsellor, Barry Grant, and addiction counsellor, author and expert by lived experience, Tony O'Reilly. This podcast is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern. www.problemgambling.ie/

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The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 1

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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 2, Episode 5 - Interview with Jamie Smyth
Interview with Jamie Smyth, from Northern Ireland, discussing his lived experience of recovery from gambling addiction.  Jamie is a very vocal advocate for recovery and you can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.   This episode is presented by Barry Grant, an addiction counsellor with Extern Problem Gambling.   The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org
1:01:42
October 28, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4 - Interview with Jenna Mäkelä
Interview with Finnish Expert by Experience, Jenna Mäkelä, discussing her own lived experience of gambling addiction and recovery, as well as her work with Sosped. Presented by Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant of the Extern Problem Gambling Project. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban.   If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org 
57:04
October 21, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3 - Interview with Niall McNamee
Interview with intercounty Gaelic Footballer, Niall McNamee, discussing his recovery from gambling addiction.  Niall is also a Director of sports apparel company, Twelves.   The podcast is presented by Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, addiction counsellors with the Extern Problem Gambling Project (formerly Problem Gambling Ireland). Proudly sponsored by Gamban.  If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org 
49:02
October 14, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2 - Interview with Declan Lynch
Interview with journalist and author, Declan Lynch.  Discussing his work with Tony O'Reilly, on their book, 'Tony 10', as well as Declan's book, 'Free Money' and his thoughts on the need for gambling regulation in Ireland. Presented by Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant. Proudly Sponsored by Gamban.   If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie  www.extern.org www.gamban.com 
1:01:53
October 7, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 2, Episode 1 - Interview with Stephen Aupy from Gamban
An interview with Stephen Aupy, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Gamban.  We discuss how Gamban can be used as part of the addiction recovery process, by blocking access to online gambling sites and apps.   We also discuss the regulation of online gambling in Ireland, the UK and beyond.   Hosted by Barry Grant and Tony O'Reilly. For a 20% discount on a subscription to Gamban, just click on this link. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie  www.extern.org
56:42
September 30, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 11 - Pathways to Gambling Addiction (Season Finale)
In this episode of the podcast, Barry Grant looks at the Pathways Model of Gambling Addiction - discussing some of the common causes of developing a gambling addiction. The ACEs Questionnnaire can be taken here. Further information on the ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Questionnaire can be found here.   If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
48:27
July 23, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 10 - The 7 Year Anniversary of the Gambling Control Bill
In this week's episode of the podcast, Tony and Barry discuss the Gambling Control Bill, which was published 7 years ago (July 15th 2013).  The Bill has not yet been enacted, meaning that Ireland remains without a Gambling Regulator or statutory funding of treatment, prevention and research services. A Blog post on this issue is available here:  https://www.problemgambling.ie/blog/ive-come-to-wish-you-an-unhappy-birthday  If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
1:01:49
July 15, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 9 - Trailer (Information for Family Members and Loved Ones)
In this episode of the podcast, co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, discuss some of the common issues that arise for family members, partners and other loved ones of a person with a gambling problem.   Further information is available here: https://www.problemgambling.ie/problem-gambling-support-for-family--friends.html
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July 8, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 9 - Information for Family Members & Loved Ones
In this episode of the podcast, co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant discuss some of the common issues that come up for family members, partners and other loved ones of a person with a gambling problem.   Further information for family members and loved ones is available here: https://www.problemgambling.ie/problem-gambling-support-for-family--friends.html  If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
1:02:27
July 8, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 8 - Trailer (Segment of interview with Matt Gaskell)
Segment of an interview with Matt Gaskell, Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Lead for the NHS Northern Gambling Service.  
01:54
July 1, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 8 - Interview with Matt Gaskell
Interview with Matt Gaskell, Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Lead for the NHS Northern Gambling Service.  In this episode, we discuss some of the common psychological drivers of a gambling problem, such as reinforcement, and how this is enabled by gambling operators. The show is co-presented by addiction counsellors Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, who work for the registered charity, Problem Gambling Ireland. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) https://www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
56:23
July 1, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 7 - Interview with Patrick O'Neill
In this episode of the podcast, Tony O'Reilly interviews Patrick O'Neill about his lived experience of gambling addiction and mental health advocacy campaigning.  Patrick also discusses the impact of childhood sexual abuse on his mental health.   Connect is a free telephone counselling and support service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood.  Their helpline number is 1800 477 477 The Rape Crisis Helpline (24 hour) is: 1800 77 88 88 If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
53:37
June 24, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 6 - Trailer
Co-hosts, Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly, discuss some of the irrational thoughts which are common among people who have gambling problems.  The worksheet, referred to in this episode can be found here.  This podcast is an awareness raising project of Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern.   https://www.problemgambling.ie/ 
01:18
June 17, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 6 - Challenging Irrational Beliefs
In this episode of the podcast, co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, discuss some of the common irrational beliefs experienced by people with gambling problems, as well as looking at self-talk strategies for challenging those beliefs.  The CBT worksheet referred to in this episode can be found here. This podcast is an awareness raising project of registered charities,  Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) https://www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
48:45
June 17, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 5 - Interview with Darren Skelton
Interview with Darren Skelton - journalist, stand-up comedian and podcaster - discussing his lived experience of problem gambling and his thoughts on the gambling industry's 'tricks of the trade'.  Check out Darren's podcast, 'The Electric Brush' and follow him on Twitter. Presented by addiction counsellor, Barry Grant, and addiction counsellor, author and expert by lived experience, Tony O'Reilly. This podcast is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
1:13:26
June 10, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 5 - Trailer (Segment of interview with Darren Skelton)
Interview with Darren Skelton - journalist, stand-up comedian and podcaster - discussing his lived experience of problem gambling and his thoughts on the gambling industry's 'tricks of the trade'.  Check out Darren's podcast, 'The Electric Brush' and follow him on Twitter.  Presented by addiction counsellor, Barry Grant, and addiction counsellor, author and expert by lived experience, Tony O'Reilly. This podcast is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern.  If you would like to support the podcast, you can do so here: www.problemgambling.ie/donate www.problemgambling.ie/
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June 10, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 4 - Trailer (Segment of interview with Professor Colin O'Gara)
Interview with Professor Colin O'Gara, Consultant Pyschiatrist and Head of Addiction Services at St. John of God's Hospital in Dublin.  Colin is also a Clinical Professor at University College Dublin and the author of 'Gambling Addiction in Ireland: Causes, Consequences & Recovery'. In this episode, we discuss the causes of a gambling problem, along with some of the treatment options. The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland.
01:53
June 3, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 4 - Professor Colin O'Gara Interview
Interview with Professor Colin O'Gara, Consultant Pyschiatrist and Head of Addiction Services at St. John of God's Hospital in Dublin.  Colin is also a Clinical Professor at University College Dublin and the author of 'Gambling Addiction in Ireland: Causes, Consequences & Recovery'.   In this episode, we discuss the causes of a gambling problem, along with some of the treatment options.   The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland. If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
31:12
June 3, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 3 - Trailer (Segment of interview with Tony Kelly)
Segment of interview with Tony Kelly.  Tony is in recovery from a gambling problem and played with Stoke City, Bury, Leyton Orient and Bristol City (among others).  He is the author of the book 'Red Card' and founder of Kelly's Red Card Consultancy, which provides educational services for problem gambling harm prevention.  For further details, go to: https://kellysredcardconsultancy.co.uk/ The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland.
01:58
May 27, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast Episode 3 - Tony Kelly Interview
Interview with former professional footballer, Tony Kelly.  Tony is in recovery from a gambling problem and played with Stoke City, Bury, Leyton Orient and Bristol City (among others).  He is the author of the book 'Red Card' and founder of Kelly's Red Card Consultancy, which provides educational services for problem gambling harm prevention.  For further details, go to: https://kellysredcardconsultancy.co.uk/  The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland.  If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
1:01:24
May 26, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 2 (Recovery 101)
Co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, discuss the starting point for anyone in the early stages of recovery from a gambling problem: Access (self-exclusion), Time and Money management.  As issues can arise with all of these control measures, we go through the advantages and challenges in detail.  If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement)  www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com
53:29
May 20, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 1 Trailer
Where co-hosts Barry Grant and Tony O'Reilly discuss Tony's lived experience of gambling addiction, his recovery and his work as an addiction counsellor specialising in helping people affected by gambling related harm.   Listen to the episode on Spotify or Anchor FM: https://anchor.fm/theproblemgamblingpodcast
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May 14, 2020
The Problem Gambling Podcast - Episode 1
Episode 1 of a new podcast, aiming to explore a wide variety of topics, surrounding problem gambling and gambling related harm.  Presented by Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, this is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern.  Barry Grant is an addiction counsellor and the founder of Problem Gambling Ireland.  Tony O'Reilly is an addiction counsellor,  author and expert by experience.  In this first episode we discuss Tony's lived experience of addiction and recovery.   If you would like to support the podcast and the frontline work of the Project, by paying a €5 per month subscription you can do so here.  (All Payments Show as 'Extern Therapy Service' on Your Bank Statement) www.problemgambling.ie www.extern.org www.gamban.com 
52:52
May 13, 2020