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Seeking Out a Therapist

In Health, Lifestyle by Sarah Hink

Everyone faces some form of adversity during his or her lifetime. Whether it is severe anxiety, depression, addiction, a bad childhood experience, a break-up, divorce, injury, crime, tragedy, or death, people need support. Often, we rely on the loving support of family, friends, or our spiritual community. Sometimes we need more. One increasing common way that people seek help is with professional counseling. Fortunately, we live in a time where there is less of a stigma or secrecy than once associated with seeking therapy. This is because more people than ever know someone who has been in crisis and has benefitted from professional help. In addition, there is a greater emphasis on mental health in the media and in the workplace. The Benefits of Therapy There are many benefits to …