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Why Therapy?

September 9, 2012

People who consult with me rarely ask this question directly, but it often lingers in the background.  The assumed but often unstated answer emphasizes how talking to a trained clinician will help diminish problems like depression/anxiety/obsessions.

That answer, however,  rarely satisfies.  What people really want to know is “Why do I NEED therapy? The best response examines and challenges some complicated assumptions about dependence and self reliance.


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