99: psychology and mythology (4 of 4)
Do you go to the psychotherapy? No, because "your head is fine"? No, because "add-your-own-reason-here"? Well. You are not alone. The most popular myths about the psychotherapy, and, of course, what actually happens.
🤔 “Psychotherapist will question me, blame me and shame me. I will feel really bad".
🧠 Whichever psychotherapy paradigm therapist chooses, main principles remain the same - to listen, not judge and to help. Therapist never has a goal to change you in ways other than you want to. Therapist does not have any preconceptions about you or your behavior. Therapist does not rely on the stereotypes, instead she or he relies on the empathy. Therapist has a goal to show you yourself objectively, in perspective and to show you the root cause and essence of your difficulties. You will not necessarily enjoy what you will see - yet perhaps exactly those things that you are not saying to yourself constitute the foundation of your difficulties?
It is a long post, but hopefully useful, two more parts to come. Wishing you a fresh look at psychotherapy, with no judgement and plenty of curiosity 🙂
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Free extrapolation based on this: https://www.goodtherapy.org/therapy-myths-and-facts.html
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