So what is the truth right here? Just what exactly is the main benefit of going to go to a counsellor and why really should it be important to anyone?
Let's see if any of the following good reasons apply to you or anyone you know.
First, the cost. Fine, I fully grasp your objection that it costs money, and yes, that is a valid observation. But evaluate it from this perspective. Your life will improve dramatically if you get help and support when you are feeling low. Furthermore, think of this, if you spread the cost of therapy over your lifetime the cost is small compared to the benefits.
Second, the real difference it might make to your health is massive. The reason for that is definitely because of the the huge impact working with a good therapist will surely have.
Third, there are many different types of therapists available and that means you are likely to discover the one which suits your requirements well.
Fourth, your issues, be they stress, anger or depression will slowly become resolved as you progress in your therapy resulting in a happier more contented you.
Fifth, counsellors give you the opportunity to learn how to relate to others in a safe environment. That may not be something you have ever experienced before and is an amazing feeling once you have. YOu can apply your new found skills to every relationship you have outside the therapist's office.
Sixth, Having therapy is widely accepted as useful and powerful on both sides of the atlantic these days. You no longer have to sneek in to the therapists consulting room with a paper bag over your head.
Seventh, there are no rules to say how long you have to have counselling for. You can stop at any time or try it out and see how you get along!
When you consider all of the good reasons and evaluate them, you may have to admit that a really compelling case can be made for knowing more about the benefits of counselling.
Just keep an open mind and contemplate the reasons. Possibly you really ought to go find out more about yourself by working with a good counsellor.