You might have figured out that the title "2 Moms on The Couch" refers to "the therapy couch," as well as the ones we like to laze about on. In NYC where Amy and Dana live, people talk about therapy a lot, and Dana is a therapist herself, but we realize that not everyone feels comfortable with starting stories at brunch with, "My therapist says...".
In this episode, we answer pressing questions about what therapy is, when it can be useful, and we dispel a few myths along the way. Aside from explaining a few different types of therapy and how to find a therapist who's right for you, we tackle some questions people might be afraid to ask a real therapist:
"What's the difference between a therapist and a paid friend?"
"Is there a therapy for people who don't want to talk about their childhoods?"
"Will I lose my edge?"
"Can't I just ignore my problems?"
***If you know someone who is thinking about suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).