The way therapy has been portrayed on television recently would make anyone shun the process. In some circles it is acceptable and invited, but in others it can be shameful.
What I see most in my office are people who should have come in sooner. But they avoided it, tried to solve their problems on their own, talked to friends or loved ones about how they are feeling, etc. All of that is great; nothing is bad about that per se, but the belief that one is a failure if not able to solve his or her own problems is the problem.Read More