Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Neona Russ
Neona Russ
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Sometimes therapy is the only place some people feel safe to cry.  Feeling validated and heard in a non-judgmental environment can also be a new feeling for people searching for answers and support.  Knowing that you are not alone, and that change is possible can be a relief when someone has been struggling with depression, anxiety and PTSD.  I would say that crying in therapy is normal.

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