Debunking myths around therapy

Awareness of mental health rises, but false ideas persist

The past 10 to 15 years have seen a considerable increase in the awareness and understanding of mental health. More and more people have become open to conversations about mental health while also embracing various forms of assistance, including therapy.

“Therapy is important as it assists in ensuring that individuals are performing optimally in all aspects of their daily lives. The tools and techniques that are learned in therapy can be implemented in one’s daily life to ensure that they are getting the most out of life,” says counselling psychologist Dr Kgomotso Masokoane...

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