Curious about therapy and wondering if you are a good fit for treatment?
Here are FIVE reasons you might want to consider and FIVE reasons that might be preventing your care.
You might be a caretaker, a mother, or the friend that everyone leans on and are looking for a space for YOU.
You feel unheard and unseen in your personal and work relationships and are looking for additional social support
You are looking to make a change in your life or have recently made a change in your life (i.e moving, marriage, started or stopped wearing hijaab) and are looking for a space to manage this transition
You are looking for strategies and tools to manage symptoms of anxiety and depression such as worthlessness, irritability, sleep/eating concerns, racing thoughts, somatic concerns.
You would like to explore and deepen your relationship with yourself and others.
Cost - in terms of time, money, and emotional energy are required to make the most of a therapeutic relationship
It can be uncomfortable especially if you aren't used to talking about yourself, or are uncertain about revisiting painful parts of your life
It may take time to find the right therapist and style that works for you. You may have to be direct with your provider on what is and is not working
There are no quick fixes to unlearning unhelpful patterns and beliefs we have about ourselves and others
You may already have a wellness plan to manage stressors in your life