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4 Reasons to Consider Making a Psychotherapy Appointment

Making that first psychotherapy appointment is never easy. Most people worry about therapy not being able to help them! Psychotherapy is meant to help aid someone who may be suffering from issues related to mental health, interpersonal communication, and making positive life changes. Another struggle people have when making an appointment is knowing if it is the right time to make the appointment. Constance Scharff Ph.D., a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says there are 4 main reasons to consider setting up a Psychotherapy appointment. 

  1. Heal Past Trauma
  2. Develop Empathy 
  3. Resolve Ongoing Issues 
  4. Low Risk Intervention 

Click here to learn more about why it may be time to make a therapy appointment. 


Chris Massman is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Agoura Hills, CA. She graduated Phillips Graduate Institute with a Master of Arts in Psychology in 2014 and received her Chemical Dependency Specialty in 2014. Today, she practices Congnitive-behavioral therapy to help individuals, couples, and families identify and overcome a variety of unique challenges.