The decision to see a therapist is a very personal decision. Many times, people choose therapy during times of stress and emotional pain. It can also be when you want to grow and mature.
The following are issues or experiences during which you might seek therapy:
Undue, prolonged anxiety
Depression or mood swings
School problems or employment issues
Difficulties in relationships
Difficulties with parenting
Life events: marriage, divorce, death, parenthood, blended family issues, retirement, aging process, adolescence, etc.
Chronic physical illness caused by tension and stress
Problems following traumatic events such as accidents, childhood abuse, etc.
Problems with domestic violence or other forms of abuse
Stress in the face of chronic or terminal illness or other health problems
Constant worries or obsessions
Excessive anger, frustration, or guilt with no resolution
Self-destructive thoughts and behavior
Problems with drugs or alcohol