Why Talk to a Therapist?
Making the choice of who to talk to when you're feeling stressed, sad, overwhelmed, or any other feeling is difficult. Sometimes we feel like we don't want to be a burden on the people we love. Talking to a therapist is not like talking to a friend. It's helpful to hear an outsider's perspective sometimes. Someone who will listen to you, validate your emotions, and help you come to a place where you feel more satisfied or just have a greater understanding of what you have been dealing with. Click here for a wonderful, brief article that expresses these same sentiments on Psychology Today.
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Dr. Galana Chookolingo is a licensed psychologist, specializing in trauma treatment, substance misuse, and working with college students and veterans. While these articles may not have been written by Dr. G, the sentiments are appreciated.