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Getting the most from therapy: My Tips

Before I first started going to therapy, I had no idea what to expect. I had seen therapy sessions in TV shows and had a feeling that the typical 'lying on a couch' impression that TV shows give wasn't a very accurate depiction, but apart from that, I had no idea what to expect.
I've now been in and out of therapy for about 3 years and I've picked up a few tips along the way that I wish I had known before I started. I've put these together in this post but I should say from the outset that I'm not a therapist of any kind and these are just based on my experiences. You may find that your experience is totally different.
1. Be honest, don't hold back I find it best to leave nothing unsaid in my therapy sessions. Admittedly, I've said things in sessions that I can't believe I've actually said aloud and I've sometimes been a little embarrassed afterwards but I've always been glad that I did it. I've been in therapy more than once and I&#…