What Therapy Can’t Do For You

“Therapy works to make you more fully human, and more fully accepting of your humanity. Therapy doesn’t take away your pain; it takes you into the depths of your pain, until you discover there in that abyss, the core of who you are. Your truest, most loveable self. Your heart. Your soul. In other words, your worthiness. Your beauty. Your love. Your reason for being here.”

I wish I’d written these words. My guess is that every honest and empathetic therapist wishes she or he wrote them. They speak to what I believe in my core—I can’t take away your pain but I will walk with you through it and help you discover joy, freedom, relationship, purpose along the journey. Let’s uncover your truest, most loveable self.

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