Disclaimer: I am not an expert by any means. Not a therapist, medical or mental health professional. I do not diagnose, treat, or tell people what to do. The main purpose of this website and blog is education and support. If you are unsure how the suggestions and resources here may affect you, please discuss any changes to your existing treatment plan with your medical and mental health providers first.
I have used therapy several times in my recovery journey. But only for short term resolution of being stuck. The main thing I have learned about being stuck emotionally is that whatever I choose to work on releases other growths. So what I focus on isn’t as important as getting moving. I know that good […]Is Your Therapy a Codependent Relationship? — Emotional Sobriety Means Healing Mind, Body, and Soul
I follow KBerman through the
website and plan to follow her here too. She provides insight and resources that are helpful and unique to her recovery journey.
Therapy is not for everyone, but it is an effective tool to help people make positive changes in their lives. While I need the support of regular therapy sessions for my recovery journey, not everyone does. Ms. Berman provides an excellent case for using therapy short-term instead of long term and why/how it can be useful that way.
There are many types of therapy besides what everyone hears about:
- Art therapy
- Individual therapy sessions
- Group therapy sessions
- Support Groups
- In patient and out patient and partial counseling programs (voluntary and not)
- Regular talks with a religious or spiritual advisor
- Workshops and retreats
Reflection question: How can therapy support you as you work towards these health and wellness challenges? – if you decide to try therapy
Love and Rainbows ~ TJ