Is “Psychotherapy” a Legitimate Word?






The word “therapy” implies that talking to someone for the purpose of alleviating their mental distress is a medical practice in the same sense as treating physical ailments is a medical practice.

17387030902_bf499c9038_mThe word “psychotherapy” or “talking therapy” or, as it is most commonly used, just “therapy” implies that talking to someone for the purpose of alleviating their mental distress is a medical practice in the same sense as treating physical ailments is a medical practice. In other words, our culture makes little distinction between treatments of physical organs and human mind. Continue reading “Is “Psychotherapy” a Legitimate Word?”

Why I created this site

mandala-1022577_640As I mentioned in the “about” page, my main reason for creating this website was facilitating my self-expression. Over the¬†years of my personal therapy and professional training and later, after my last therapy ended and then after the relationship with my last therapist ended, a lot of emotions and insights about the therapy process, the psychotherapy profession and mental health in general piled up inside of me. Continue reading “Why I created this site”