Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Kelly Garrity, LMFT
Kelly Garrity, LMFT

Not only is it normal and natural to cry in therapy, but it can in fact be so healthy and helpful!  Being vulnerable in this way - crying as your therapist supports you - is in part what can allow you to heal the hurt behind the tears.

My wish for you is that you learn that crying is not only okay but that being vulnerable and 'real' in hard moments, is actually how we come to know our deepest needs and truest strength 💜

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.

View 103 other answers

More Answers