“There are lots of misconceptions about what remedy is, and I assumed this is able to be a real public service for Lori and Man to speak with callers about varied points,” Couric says.
“I knew listeners might see themselves in these roles and de-stigmatize the entire concept of remedy with a extra conversational format… and I suppose folks are rather more snug speaking about actually tough points on a podcast.”
Whereas diving into matters starting from self-induced stress to family estrangement, Gottlieb and Winch foster conversations which might be uncooked and intimate but in addition snug. Within the course of, they make remedy seem approachable and assist destigmatize it.
“Remedy is not only for somebody with an enormous psychological well being disaster. It is actually a dialog that can assist you navigate your day by day life extra simply,” Gottlieb clarifies, including that almost all of their listeners are “simply on a regular basis individuals who associated to the present.”
“The podcast simply seems like conversations, and that is actually vital. It makes remedy accessible. It provides folks methods to have conversations in their very own lives that they do not know learn how to have.”
Although the pandemic introduced the problems mentioned in “Pricey Therapists” to the forefront, in its second season (out Tuesday) the therapists hope to hone in on the significance of emotional well being.
“As soon as the pandemic is over, folks will not snap again into ranges of earlier psychological well being,” Winch says. “The anxiousness of reintegrating will manifest; we’ll should return to the workplace once more. There are going to be a variety of emotional well being challenges no matter COVID.”
What can listeners stay up for? Anticipate candid conversations about Instagram infidelity, sibling relationships and extra relatable matters that can enable folks to “mirror and be awake and alive, not simply sleepwalk via life.”
“It is actually resonating with lots of people, and that is actually gratifying,” Couric says. “I believe I used to be proper about psychological well being being the subsequent massive frontier for exploration.”