Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Deborah Harland
Deborah Harland
You Deserve to be Happy

It's not just you... crying is one way our bodies attempt to heal. There could be many reasons why the tears come but there is nothing wrong or abnormal about crying in therapy. Just the opposite as many times there is a deep need to mourn or simply let the pain out, but not everyone has a good support system in place. Hopefully, therapy would give you a place to allow those feelings to finally surface and then start to feel relief from not having to hold it all inside anymore. Regardless of if it is a physical injury or emotional pain, crying is a normal response to your body wanting to heal. Be gentle with yourself, you deserve care and nurturing. Allow the tears as much as you need. 

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide.   If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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