Psychotherapy is often mis-named as "venting." The cynics among us label psychotherapy as "paying" for friendship. Indeed, many people do use the psychotherapy room to vent, perhaps while secretly holding the wish that the all-knowing therapist will heal them just by being there.
Truth be told, psychotherapy is a complicated process that supports growth and change on multiple levels, including with mentally, mentally, spiritually and energetically. Different professionals have been trained in various approaches, and every professional practices a little bit differently.
What is alike, however, is that the psychotherapeutic process takes investment on the part of the person seeking healing and change.
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