The Stigma Around Therapy

The Stigma Around Therapy

The Therapy Stigma

The stigma and shame that often surround therapy have resulted from a misrepresentation about what therapy is and how we’ve been taught to perceive it. When many people think of therapy, they think of a person on a couch talking about their problems with a therapist responding, “and how do you feel about that?”

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The Beauty of Our Own Mistakes

The Beauty of Our Own Mistakes

It can be hard to admit our own flaws and mistakes. Many of us were raised to avoid mistakes. In school, if we got an answer wrong on the test, we’d get points off. Some of us were shamed for being wrong or made fun of for saying the wrong thing. In many cases, if we messed up at all, we’d be blamed or punished.

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Healthy Worry vs. Excessive Worry

Healthy Worry vs. Excessive Worry

We all worry and as a result, we often times feel anxious, overwhelmed, and nervous. Worrying often happens as a result of fear – fear of the future, fear of what is going to happen, fear of not having control –  it’s the fear of uncertainty.
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