The Value of Talk Therapy
Psychotherapy over the years has had a stigma attached to it as if patients must have “something wrong” with them if they need to see a psychotherapist, psychologist or psychiatrist. This is not necessarily the case. Living a human existence means that at some point in your life you are very likely to feel overwhelmed. Talking to someone who is qualified to help you sort out life issues doesn’t mean somethings wrong with you. It means you are making a healthy decision to progress.
Talk therapy does more than just give you someone who will listen, it helps you to work towards solutions to problems. It often involves tracking your moods, thoughts, and even actively working to push you out of your comfort zone.
Trying to think things through on your own can sometimes leave you lost in your own thoughts and more frustrated than ever. It can be highly beneficial to have a therapist to act as a guide. Someone who is an uninvolved 3rd party can see things more clearly and in turn help you to remove the filters you view your life, through.
Therapy can help you release the past, concentrate more effectively on the present and work towards building the future you really want.
The goals of Talk Therapy are to help you:
- Understand yourself better
- Set goals and reach them
- Overcome fears
- Halt insecurities
- Deal better with stress
- Help heal from traumatic events
- Realize that you are not your mood swings
- Appreciate who you are at core level
- Identify triggers
- Improve relationships
- Establish a daily routine
- Develop a plan for coping with upheaval
- Understand why things set you off
- End addictive habits such as drinking, drugs, sex addiction or excessive retail therapy
Deciding to seek help is a great gift you can give to yourself. Here in Naples, FL Monarch Wellness is a wonderful resource. We offer group sessions and one on one counseling. Please visit www.monarchwellness.net to learn more.