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Can psychotherapy help to heal problems?

Stephanie Adams
Social Work

Different people will have different opinions about this, but from my perspective the answer is YES. Psychotherapy helps heal problems by helping you first fully understand the problem, so you can know exactly what it is you're dealing with. Once you know what the problem is, you and your therapist can work together to apply proven techniques to begin correcting the problems. This might involve getting rid of unhelpful things in your life, or educating yourself on how a particular problem works.

At its' best, psychotherapy helps you figure out what's not working and teaches you tools to make positive changes in your life. I've often seen my clients experience healing under just these circumstances.

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