I feel very nervous about talking to a professional. I usually just deal with things on my own. Am I weak for seeking counseling?
No, seeking counseling does not make you weak, however, it is 100% normal to feel hesitant about making that initial call to start therapy. Many people feel nervous, self-conscious, or downright ashamed about "what it means to need therapy." Many of us grew up hearing and believing that therapy was for 'other' people and that [...]