Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Michelle Huczek
Michelle Huczek
LPC-IT, MS

The very act of therapy is about purging that which you've been holding on to. Sometimes while we talk about and let things go, crying happens, which is a natural emotional response to processing something complex. Sometimes we get really angry and mad, sometimes, there is no emotional response. All is well, keep going!

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