Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Jane M Floyd, PsyD
Jane M Floyd, PsyD
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it is quite normal as conversations we have may touch on emotions, thoughts and feelings that have been covered up for a long time. Just as laughter (which may also be present in therapy), joy, sadness, reflections, these are all emotions and insights that can occur. Allowing yourself to feel and express yourself in a space of safety is freeing and enlightening. Not all sessions can have that but those moments are wonderful and continue on ones pattern of growth. Grab a Kleenex and let it out! 

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