5 Years In Therapy & Four Things I've Learned

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Therapy has changed my life beyond what I can describe. As a suicide survivor living with bipolar and generalized anxiety disorders, therapy has been vital to my mental health recovery. I’ve been in therapy for five years and my life has drastically improved. Here are four lessons I’ve learned.

Boundaries are necessary.

Personal Boundaries are important because they set the basic guidelines of how you want to be treated. Boundaries are standards that people create to establish how others are able to behave around them. For example, they may involve what behavior is okay and what is not and how to respond if someone passes those limits. Setting boundaries can ensure that relationships can be mutually respectful, appropriate, and caring.

Boundaries help with the following.