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Why Psychotherapy Works

Why Psychotherapy Works

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Being in a bad place mentally is extremely difficult when going through it alone, however, the good thing about the modern world is it offers three main sources for solace:

  1. Psychiatric medicine
  2. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  3. Psychotherapy.

When administered correctly, the medicine we get from our psychiatrist helps correct the chemical imbalances of our brain that help us get through our daily lives.

The side effects of these may range from nausea to sleepiness, but with it, we'd be able to function... more or less.

These are psychiatric sessions that last around 6 to 10 hours where we learn techniques to argue rationally with our irrational mind.

Our internal persecutors like paranoia, low self-esteem, shame, and panic, will be tackled. We'll then be able to distinguish facts from i...

At a first glance, it seems like psychotherapy is not an option you'd like to get yourself involved in since it requires a large amount of your time, active engagement, and sustained emotional efforts.

However, psychotherapy is a great way to correct our self-ignorance in the most...

  1. We are able to make our unconscious feelings become conscious. Since experiencing trauma we are unable to grasp what we truly long for. We learn here crucial ideas and feelings that come from our unconscious to be exposed and healed.
  2. Transference. ...

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