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4 Ways Everyone Can Benefit From Therapy

Everyone deals with a little bit of stress on an occasional basis. Some days we experience more stress than others. Sometimes stress can come from not expressing how you are feeling. Lindsay Holmes, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post says, "Research has shown that verbalizing feelings can have a significant therapeutic effect on the brain."  When you release what you are feeling it is good for your well-being. Therapy is great way to release what is on your mind. Holmes lists 4 ways that therapy can be beneficial to everyone:

  • Therapy can help you handle emotion from problems or stressors, even if they aren't dramatically life-altering or traumatic. 
  • Life coaches can hold you accountable for your goals. 
  • Talking with someone can help you find purpose. 
  • A professional can help you dissect a problem-then help you figure out how to solve it. 

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Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.