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How Do I Choose the Right Therapist?

One of those crucial lessons we learn over time is the importance of taking care of our mental and emotional well-being. Often this learning is an evolving process birthed out of seasons of hardship and life stressors that challenge our mental state. We all know there are many ways to foster mental and emotional health: […]

Why You Physically Feel Like Shit After Therapy, Explained By Mental Health Pros

Turns out, working through all that mental and emotional trauma can absolutely take a physical toll. By Dominique Michelle Astorino via Shape Photo: Bithal Remli/Getty Images Feeling like sh*t after therapy? It’s not (all) in your head. “Therapy, particularly trauma therapy, always gets worse before it gets better,” says therapist Nina Westbrook, L.M.F.T. If you’ve […]