What if I feel really overwhelmed after leaving our sessions from discussing sad feelings and/or events?
Part of our work together will depend on where you are at emotionally, and what you are ready for. Therapy can only be successful if we move at a pace that is comfortable for you. For instance, if you feel so depressed and anxious that you can barely keep your job, we will try to stabilize your feelings before tackling other areas. I like to check in with clients during sessions and before they leave. We can take some time at the end of a session to review a difficult discussion. 6. How do I know if my depression and/or anxiety even have a psychological basis? Sometimes I worry that I have a medical problem. This is a valid concern. I don’t assume that just because you’re seeing me, your problem might not have some sort of medical basis. Since I don’t have a medical degree, I may suggest you discuss your symptoms with your internist. It can be important to know if certain issues, such as poor appetite or heart palpitations, are even partially caused by a physical condition. 7. What if