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How can therapy help me live an honest life?

Dr. Kathleen Hall
Preventive Medicine
A fundamental element of psychotherapeutic counseling is to discover the truth about the client's or patient's life. Different schools of psychology use various methods of discovery to aid the patients in disclosing the truth of their life. The counselor becomes the encourager or cheerleader as the patients explore their past and present life to uproot their conscious and unconscious secrets and lies. The belief system is, simply put, "The truth will set you free."
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