How Psychotherapy Can Benefit Your Mental Health
It’s normal to feel stress as you navigate life’s challenges. Yet some people still hesitate to seek mental health support to cope with their feelings.
“Some people view asking for help as a sign of weakness. The opposite is true. It takes courage to admit you need help,” says Lisa MacLean, M.D., a psychiatrist at Henry Ford Health. “Anyone can benefit from psychotherapy at any stage of life. It gives you tools to process your thoughts and manage your reactions, improving the overall quality of your life.”
Article Written By Henry Ford Health Staff
11 Intriguing Reasons To Give Talk Therapy a Try
Some people are under the misapprehension that therapy is for wusses. This couldn’t be further from the truth. As Richard Taite, founder of Cliffside Malibu and big proponent of behavior change, told me earlier this year, “Not only do successful people not fear therapy, they embrace it…. Psychotherapy is a tool that creates success. Smart people use it.” And therapy is not just something that smart people use, it’s something that most everybody should probably try during at least some point in their lives.
Article Written By Alice G. Walton
The surprising intimacy of online therapy
Lori Gottlieb is the author of “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.” She also writes the Atlantic’s “Dear Therapist” column.
If you had asked me what I thought of online therapy sessions before the coronavirus pandemic, I would have said, trying my best not to sound dismissive, “Well, I’m sure they can be helpful in certain ways — but I wouldn’t call them therapy.” Article Written By Lori Gottlieb