Yes. Talk therapy is a healthy choice that you can make.
Overthinking lies behind every anxiety. The first step to healing it is recognizing that you do it. It doesn’t have to be that way. It can go on for so long in our lives that we accept it as our way of being. But it is not our natural state and we don’t have to live our lives that way. It consumes our energy and steals our joy. Talking with a therapist can support you in unraveling what your anxiety is all about.
Realizing you’re not alone in how you’re feeling, and that there’s nothing wrong with you, is the first step in making a mentally healthy choice for yourself. These feelings can present themselves as symptoms of anxiety and depression but mostly the cause underlying these symptoms is sadness. It’s ok to feel sad. Sadness is a natural response when life is not flowing as we’d like it to flow. Don’t medicate sadness, there’s a more straightforward solution, and It has no side-effects. Talk about your life and what’s going on for you, and when you’re finished talking, start talking again.
If you’ve never attended therapy before it can be a daunting experience. We don’t know where to start or how to express what’s happening. That’s the therapists job. That’s what you’ve gone to them for. They’re trained to create this space for you to talk freely. They’ll support you by asking the right questions to help you open up, express and evaluate your own life. Thats the cure. There’s no judgement.
Finding the right therapist for you is important to us at Alethea. You’re forming a trusting relationship with a therapist where you’ll begin to share your inner core. We value and honor that you chose to do this with us, and we strive to ensure that our clients needs are met within our services. It’s a very big step to trust another into your inner space. You’ll feel it when you’ve found the right person for you and our therapists work in a way where they’ll check in with you to ensure you’re getting what you want from therapy.
Our therapists have walked this path themselves. They’re sitting in that place with you now because there was a time in their own lives where they had similar experiences. They’re not an expert on your life, only you are, and they’ll support you in finding your answers. Talking really does help. It helps us see that we’re not alone in how we’re feeling.
It’s good to talk. The action of reaching out is half the cure. If you’re contemplating therapy, you’re very welcome to ring us to inquire about our services. Your call will be treated in a confidential manner.