Your thoughts, feelings and behaviors can be influenced by what is happening in the present, but they are also informed by what you have experienced in the past. Therapy has the potential to help you gain insight into how the past and present interact, which may increase your ability to more effectively navigate your life moving forward. As one psychologist put it, "The goal of therapy is that you should know yourself more fully...to be more fully human, and a better version of yourself" (Dr. Jonathan Shedler).
Some possible benefits include:
*Borrowed from APSAA (developed by Gail Saltz, M.D.)