54 episodes

The Real Therapists for the Culture is a conversation between two therapists offering a REAL perspective on a Mental Health topic. Each episode Sophia and Dr L will offer a personal and professional view on how mental health is influencing all aspects of urban culture. Join us Fridays as we move through a Journey of Realness.

The Real Therapists for the Culture Dr L and Sophia Cox

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 46 Ratings

The Real Therapists for the Culture is a conversation between two therapists offering a REAL perspective on a Mental Health topic. Each episode Sophia and Dr L will offer a personal and professional view on how mental health is influencing all aspects of urban culture. Join us Fridays as we move through a Journey of Realness.

    We all Have a little Chrisean Rock in us

    We all Have a little Chrisean Rock in us

    This episode Sophia and Dr. L have a conversation about social media trending couple Blueface and Chrisean. This couple have publicly displayed many toxic traits, their last incident was an fight outside that was recorded by many bystanders. This lead to the 2 therapists to breaking down the psychopathology of why people stay in unhealthy relationships. Sophia and Dr. L openly shared their views and more importantly the clinical take aways which will support those who are in toxic relationships.

    • 48 min
    Episode 53: What About me??Living with a Family Member who Lives with a Mental Health Diagnosis

    Episode 53: What About me??Living with a Family Member who Lives with a Mental Health Diagnosis

    It’s Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and contrary to popular belief, mental health issues are present in the Black Family. While the diagnosed individual will have a lot to deal with, we often overlook how families are affected.  Dr.L and Soph spend some time discussing and outlining steps to balancing compassion for others as well as self when Mental Health struggles are present. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Roe vs. Wade Overturned

    Roe vs. Wade Overturned

    After almost half a century the supreme court overturned the famous Roe vs Wade decision and you know Sophia and Dr. L ha ve some deep thoughts surrounding this recent event. These 2 real therapists discuss the effects on women's mental health as well as the impact this new change in America has had on them.

    • 45 min
    We'rrrre Back

    We'rrrre Back

    We'rrrre Back Its been a little while since you've heard from the real therapists but they are back.  They took some time to rebrand find a new home and some selfceare. Join Dr. L and Sophia as they updated you about what they've been up to and how the world has been impacting them both.  Of course you know there are some gems you will receive.  They have an amazing store for you so stay tuned!

    • 45 min
    Persevere Black Woman

    Persevere Black Woman

    Being a woman in 2022 is less than easy. When success and melanin is added to that recipe, the word difficult can’t even begin to describe how intense life can get.  As we witness Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson make history as the first Black Female Supreme Court Justice, we are also witnessing the offensive disrespect and disregard that successful Black Women have to navigate even after they have earned their seat at the table.  Dr. L and Sophia chat about how they have navigated the “Successful Black Woman” road and how it can affect mental health and well-being.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The D word....Divorce

    The D word....Divorce

    Statistics have shown for decades that the divorce rate is 50% in the United States, however with some further research it was found the rate is more like 16% which is the lowest rate it has been since the 70's. Today Sophia and Dr. L have a conversation about divorce and the many factors that come along with it. Their guest Cedric Launcher joins them as he describes his 25 year journey of marriage. This is a conversation that needs a part 2 even though so many gems and take aways were given of course from the realest clinical and personal perspective you can get.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

@CurlyNuGrowth ,

This is REAL!!

Love their dynamic and the “real” perspective they bring to the topics!!

RegB EverydayLyfePod ,

I’m Black I’m blackity blackity black Yall!

Honor your feelings & honor loss. You ladies dialogue and viewpoints are fresh, informative, and vibrant. How you detail you stories and examples. Give the listener a window to peak into your lives and share what you feel and experience. True to your craft and audience and it give you a appreciation for therapy and the tools to cope.

DeeRoyal1 ,

Loving it!!

I’m so intrigued my ADD be on pause☺️ Good tips & thought provoking dialogue. Keep it coming!

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