I know I say this a lot, but in a society that benefits from the working class denying their emotional needs, it bears repeating: therapy is good for everyone. Everyone. Regardless of if you have a mental illness or not, therapy can help everyone in some way. For a long time, therapy just helped me survive my extremely depressed, self-loathing mind, but even now that my symptoms are much more manageable, I still get so many benefits from therapy.
Today’s post is an ultimate guide, a masterpost full of links regarding every aspect of therapy I could think of. Feel free to browse and click on whatever you need right now, bookmark it and come back later, or share with a friend who might need the resources as well.
How to Find a Therapist Part One: Getting Started
How to Find a Therapist Part Two: Dealing with Insurance
How to Find a Therapist Part Three: Good Signs and Red Flags
17 Things to Expect From Your First Therapy Appointment
How to Afford Therapy
Types of Therapy
Dealing With Problems in Therapy
What If Therapy Doesn’t Work?
Anxiety About Going to Therapy
How to “Break Up” With Your Therapist
3 Reasons Why I Was Misdiagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
What It’s Like to Be Stuck in ‘Diagnosis Limbo’
5 Ways to Give Your Therapist Feedback Rather Than ‘Ghosting’ Them