Talk therapy also known as psychotherapy can be an important part of treatment for anxiety, depression etc A good therapist can help you cope with...
Talk therapy (also known as psychotherapy) can be an important part of treatment for anxiety, depression etc A good therapist can help you cope with feelings, problems and change behaviour patterns that may contribute to your symptoms. Talk therapy is not just “talking about your problems”; it is also working toward solutions. Some therapy may involve tracking your moods, writing about your thoughts, or participating in social activities that have caused anxiety in the past. You might be encouraged to look at things in a different way or learn new ways to react to events or people.
Talk therapy can help you: Understand your mental health condition, Define and reach wellness goals, Overcome fears or insecurities, Cope with stress, Make sense of past traumatic experiences, Separate your true personality from the moods caused by your condition, Identify triggers that may worsen your symptoms, Improve relationships with family and friends, Establish a stable, dependable routine, Develop a plan for coping with crises, Understand why things bother you and what you can do about them, End destructive habits such as drinking, using drugs, overspending etc.
Prashansa Jaiswal, Hyderabad