Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Melissa Valentina
Melissa Valentina
Dr. Melissa Valentina, Hypnotherapist

Crying in therapy is a natural response, a relief to what you are going through. It is an expression of emotions, which is why you are going to therapy - to express yourself in a safe, nonjudgmental space. 

Rather than trying to stop crying, sit on the couch with it until it is done and you have finished with the clearing. The energy is not blocked, is moving - a good thing. It's good to cry.

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