Is it normal to cry at therapy?

Is it normal for people to cry during therapy, or is it just me?

Toni Teixeira, LCSW
Toni Teixeira, LCSW
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Absolutely! It is very normal to cry during a therapy session. During a session lots of different feelings will come up. When sadness and grief show up you are going to feel them in your body and crying is our way of expressing them. Sometimes we even cry when we feel anger or joy.  Your therapist should provide a safe place for you to express all your feelings and help you process them. It is part of the work of therapy and it sounds like you are doing the work. Good luck to you!

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