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The Benefits of Therapy

What is Therapy? Therapy is a source of support for a broad variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. Attending therapy sessions can help control troubling symptoms, so a person can achieve an overall higher quality of life and well-being. Focuses of therapy can include difficulties in coping with daily life; the impacts of trauma (medical illness or loss of a loved one), and specific mental disorders including anxiety, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, and eating disorders.  Therapy can be beneficial for children and adults. Sessions can be conducted in an individual, couple, family, or group setting. The trust between the patient and therapist is essential in order for the treatment to be beneficial for the patient. Therapy can be short-term or long-term depending on the severity of the patient’s symptoms or the complexity of the situation.  Does Therapy Work? Research has shown that most people who attend therapy sessions experience symptom relief and are better able