Therapy is helpful if you feel stuck and the assistance of friends and family, or your efforts at self-help are not working. It is best to get help as early as possible before the situation becomes a crisis and more complicated. Psychology Today has a number of tests that can help you determine if therapy would be helpful. Click here
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Speaking to a therapist can help determine if psychotherapy will be helpful for you. Although it is normal to wonder if a therapist is merely trying to sell their services, we are morally and ethically obliged by the California Board of Behavior Sciences and more importantly our consciences to never offer therapy to someone who does not need it. Our job is to help, not deplete your resources.