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Does This Mean The Therapy Is Working?

Does This Mean The Therapy Is Working?

As of late, I find myself talking a lot about what I experienced as a child, particularly in conversations with my mother. Some of the things my wounded inner child needs to find closure for were perpetrated by other family members and some by my mother. I have been in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for almost a full year and all of a sudden I find myself crying over seemingly small events that happened in my childhood that had a major impact on me. Does this mean that the… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Seems like delayed emotional reaction to suppression. Yes I'd say your moving in right direction.😉

posted 10 months ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I think so because I am having the same problem and I'm dealing with these issues in therapy as well. Trying hard to stay busy and not think about during the day since my mind goes there at night . Doing some writing as well .hope this helps .

posted 10 months ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Right there with you! Sounds like you found a safe place to go with your pain, as did I! This is enormously difficult for me, so I have needed lots of support and was courageous enough to ask for it, as you are as well!!! Just remember to take it as slow as you need!
Namaste...Dawn

posted 10 months ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Ive been in CBT for a year and a half and have learned that that is what happens. You get i touch with repressed feelings you learned in order to survive as a child. Now your feeling what you should have felt a long time ago. Thats what ll have come tolearn . ln answer to your question your therapy is working. Its almost like tje worse you feel the better. Keep it up. Youll start to see more about your past and understand but the feelings van get pretty intense. Hope tho helped. Keep it up your doing good...

posted 10 months ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

It might mean that, but it also might mean that you are now able to express how you feel better, and that you are in the process of grieving (which ultimately is a good thing).

posted 9 months ago
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