Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Danielle Thomas, LMFT
Danielle Thomas, LMFT
Finding Safety through Transparency

Emotion is the most "normal" and human activity that any person has the freedom to exercise.  Therapy is a place to explore freely, the deepest most ignored, and often denied concerns. Often time this process will evoke responses that were unexpected, but perhaps needed. What better place to begin exploring this than with a trained, unbiased person? Crying speaks to the development of connection and is symbolic of acceptance, and freedom of what was being held on to, which may not have been beneficial.  

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