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Cost in time and money During psychotherapy, some people may experience changes they had not expected or did not want.Psychotherapy can be expensive and time consuming. This is another reason that it is essential to find a qualified practitioner. If a health professional considers treatment necessary, the Mental Health Parity Act requires that insurance companies […]

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Using an interpreter Not everyone can find a psychotherapist who speaks their primary language. This can pose a challenge for people who are already at a disadvantage in society. One option is to find an interpreter, but it is essential to find someone who understands the complex issues that treatment is likely to involve. Ideally,

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Most people feel better because of therapy, but it can take time to work — and sometimes, the approach the therapist takes is not suitable. In fact, according to some research, around 10% of people feel worse after starting therapy. Some experts have expressed concerns about potentially harmful therapies. These could be techniques that leave

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Unexpected effects During psychotherapy, some people may experience changes they had not expected or did not want. Recalling past events can sometimes trigger unwanted emotions. Addressing and resolving these emotions is an integral part of therapy, but it can be challenging. It is essential to find a trusted and qualified psychotherapist who is skilled at

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