Is it normal to cry at therapy?

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

Susan Resnik, M.Ed, LMHC
Susan Resnik, M.Ed, LMHC
Oxford Counseling Services

Yes, it is very normal to cry in therapy. Expressing your feelings is very cathartic and allows you to

gain a deeper understanding into yourself and how the issue is affecting you. 

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