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There are many reasons a person would seek counseling. Below are some frequent questions one might ask when considering therapy. Bear in mind, you don't have to have a specific reason for seeking counseling. Our counselors are here to help identify concerns and assess options in dealing with these concerns.
In general people have come to counseling because they want to feel better about themselves or their relationships with others. Some specific reasons include:
Often, people enter counseling with undefined concerns -- just a sense that things aren't quite right. This is a perfectly acceptable reason to enter therapy; discussing this with a counselor can give you clarity.
At times, everyone feels stressed out, depressed, anxious, angry or confused. Often talking to a good friend or relative can help. However, there are times when feeling are not easy to resolve, when our usual ways of handling problems aren't working as well, and we end up feeling overwhelmed.
Consider seeking therapy if:
Psychotherapy works! PR videos from APA.