Why do People Seek Therapy?

People decide to start therapy for such a broad range of issues, that it would be impossible to cover them all. Although some people who seek therapy are really struggling, others are just looking for a mental health “tune up”, overall self-improvement, or an even more-improved quality of life. Therapy is a confidential process and platform that is intended to allow for positive change, regardless of where you are in life.  Below is a common list of reasons why people reach out to Float on Counseling for therapy.

  1. To resolve painful issues from the past
  2. To find relief from anxiety, depression, stress, or irritability
  3. To cope better with life’s difficulties
  4. Relationship issues
  5. Lack of motivation
  6. Difficulty establishing direction in life
  7. Trouble finding meaning in life
  8. Trouble making difficult decisions
  9. Relationship problems
  10. Major life changes/transitions
  11. Social difficulties
  12. Feeling “stuck” in life
  13. Emotional instability
  14. Career or Academic difficulties
  15. Struggles associated with a breakup or divorce
  16. Difficulties associated with being single
  17. Overall self-improvement
  18. Feeling isolated or alone
  19. Anger
  20. Shame, Guilt, or Regret
  21. Negative thinking patterns

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