Points for Consideration when Entering Therapy
For many people, the therapy process reveals a completely new way of viewing our lives. In learning and experiencing this process individuals find a new way of understanding themselves and relating to others. In fact, they discover their own natural emotional healing power.
Many clients feel relief quickly as they experience and discharge feelings they have been holding for a long time. However, sometimes, there is an increase in symptoms or emotional discomfort prior to any improvement and in the process of examining one area of concern other issues may be identified. It is also possible that interpersonal relationships may become more difficult as a client begins to understand a situation from a new perspective and reclaim more of his or her self. The therapist helps work these issues through.
Each individual determines how long he or she wants to work with a therapist. When considering discontinuing therapy it is advisable to discuss this with your therapist in order to work toward a beneficial closure.
We trust that the skills and knowledge you learn in therapy will allow you to continue with your personal growth and recovery. It is important to realize that you own the process for healing and that you can continue to use your process to remain free and clear in your life outside of therapy.