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8 Myths of Psychotherapy

Updated: Aug 22, 2022

Many of my clients mention that it took them a long time to decide to come in for therapy because of the “rumor's” they had heard. I realise that many people have several misconceptions about counselling which I would like to address.

So, here are some myths which are worth debunking.

Myth #1: Counselling is only for major issues or “crazy” people

Yes, counselling can help you through major life issues and traumas but those aren’t the only situations where counselling can work for you. Sometimes we just need someone unbiased to talk to about a situation or feelings we’re having – and that’s okay. It’s normal to seek help for problems large and small or simply when you’re not feeling quite yourself and you don’t know why.

Myth #2: Seeking counselling is a sign of weakness.