Therapy (also referred to as “psychotherapy” or “counseling”) is a process through which a client meets with a therapist in a safe, confidential, and supportive environment. The primary modes of therapy offered typically include individual, couples, family, and group therapy, different circumstances may call for different modalities or
The purpose of therapy is for clients to explore beliefs, feelings, and behaviors; address challenging or distressing memories and experiences; obtain better self-awareness and understanding; and develop a plan to achieve desired changes. Individuals seek therapy for many reasons, such as to deal with depression or anxiety, for personal growth and greater self-knowledge, or to cope with major life challenges and traumatic events.
Therapists have training in a variety of techniques that can help you better cope with mental illness, resolve personal issues, and create personal changes in your life.