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Therapists Have Therapy Too


One thing that often surprises me is when a therapy user comments on how they admire the therapist because they must never get overwhelmed by the common issues or problems the rest of humanity experiences.

The times I’ve heard people tell me, “I wish I was like you, you are so calm and together.” As much as I appreciate the compliment, that isn’t always true.

I’ve been through psychotherapy before. As a trainee years and years ago, I was required to do at least a year of therapy. And although when I went into therapy I thought I didn’t have any issues to talk about and thought myself self-aware, I soon learned how easy it is fooling oneself.

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Therapists Have Therapy Too

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  1. This article help me to finally gave up and seek a psychologist. Im a PhD clinical Psychology student (4year). Althought my profesors told us tha is good to us as human beings and future psychologist seek therapy i have my doubts and why hide it iwas ashame. But now i will seek for a therapist. Thanks

  2. Hello therapist,

    I fully agree with you.I think that one can not help another one if the former had not been through the same problem.So,a therapist should have faced therapy.

 

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