Therapy FAQ

6 Unexpected Reasons to Go to Therapy

Curious about therapy? Wondering if it’s for you? Despite lingering stigma, therapy is invaluable for anyone, regardless of problem size.

Author Generic Image By Laura Sgro, LCSW

Updated on May 23, 2024

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Ever wonder what therapy is for? If you’ve never been, you might be asking yourself a few things:⁣

Unfortunately, mental health care is still stigmatized in the U.S., despite being a crucial part of one’s overall well-being.

But here’s the thing: ANYONE can and does benefit from therapy, no matter how “big” or “small” your problems or emotions feel. It’s a crucial form of self-care that can change your life for the better.

Even if you just want to learn more about yourself, discover connections within your patterns of behavior, or talk to someone neutral about things, therapy is for you. ⁣

Reasons to Go to Therapy

  1. To improve your relationship with yourself and others.
  2. To have a place for expressing feelings and thoughts.
  3. To find clarity on your next move in life or to deal with a recent transition.
  4. To learn how to change patterns that you’re noticing aren’t very helpful in your life.
  5. To learn new things about yourself on a deeper level.
  6. To explore parts of yourself or your past that feel confusing or stressful.

If you’re ready to talk to a therapist who fits your needs, you’ve come to the right place. We help make the process simple and stress-free. Find someone who’s right for you and takes your insurance so you can start your mental health journey today. Explore therapists now.

Frequently Asked Questions

This article is not meant to be a replacement for medical advice. We recommend speaking with a therapist for personalized information about your mental health. If you don’t currently have a therapist, we can connect you with one who can offer support and address any questions or concerns. If you or your child is experiencing a medical emergency, is considering harming themselves or others, or is otherwise in imminent danger, you should dial 9-1-1 and/or go to the nearest emergency room.

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