When to Call a Therapist

How getting help now can free you from anxiety, depression, and troubled relationships

Non-Fiction - Health - Medical
217 Pages
Reviewed on 08/08/2019
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

When To Call A Therapist by Robert C. Ciampi gives insights about when to start therapy and getting into therapy to make much-needed adjustments before small issues turn into larger ones and into deep-seated problems. Therapy can come under various names; psychotherapy, counseling, marriage-and-family-therapy, social work, substance abuse, counseling, coaching, etc. Often people take a long time when it comes to seeing a therapist and seeking help. This book is for readers who want to see a professional therapist for help; to guide them on how to deal with the skewed thinking patterns that are adversely affecting their mental health as well as life. This is a good book for learning when to enter therapy and start working through issues before they become serious.

The author's personal experiences and years of therapy that helped him reshape his thinking and persona will give direction to many readers who are hesitant to meet a therapist. Reading this book will also help readers recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health and substance abuse in themselves or anyone else who has difficulties in coping with life. It also gives a good understanding of how therapy works and the examples in the book make it easy for readers to comprehend the situations and the author's words. The author's approach to the topic is detailed and extensive and that makes it easy for readers to look into where their problem lies and meet a therapist accordingly. The book is an eye-opener when it comes to getting help to deal with anxiety, depression, troubled relationships, etc. The wealth of information in this book will definitely be useful when it comes to seeing a therapist.