Updated: Apr 5
Both therapists and your friends have a different role to play. Your therapist is not your friend and your friend is not your therapist.
A therapist is trained to help clients explore and address their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a way that is intended to promote growth and healing.
While therapists may establish a warm and supportive relationship with their clients, they maintain STRICT professional boundaries to ensure that the treatment they provide is OBJECTIVE AND NON-JUDGEMENTAL.
Let's say you went through a breakup.
Your friends can provide you with love and support at that time and HELP you to move on. But a therapist will help you to LEARN HOW to move on.
Hope this helps.
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