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How Psychotherapy Retrains the Brain to Expect (and Feel) Better

A successful course of therapy helps restore a person’s emotional flexibility and empowerment so they can have greater agency in their relationships.


This is a great article explaining how therpay can help us re-frame some of our unhappy expereinces and resulting behaviours.

Our brains are always evolving unconsciously through our relationships. People who experienced painful relationships growing up have been trained to expect hurtful experiences with others. It takes a new type of relationship—in particular, a therapeutic relationship—to retrain the brain to expect more positive experiences, which is a big part of ultimately feeling better.

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The Client Rules: How to Benefit Most From Therapy Success in therapy depends heavily on the client.



Common misconceptions about therapy

Therapy is helpful for anyone experiencing mental health symptoms. Yet, there is a lot of misinformation out there about the process that you may hear and believe. These stereotypes, misconceptions, and lies can be monstrous obstacles inhibiting people from seeking the help they may need.

"All therapy is the same.”

“Just talking about my problems won’t do anything.”

“I already have a good support system. Therapy won’t add any value.”

“Therapy is for crazy people.”

“Therapists only tell people what to do.”

“I’ll be forced to take medication.”

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