Many therapists only see patients during work hours. If a person's job doesn't allow them to be absent for regular appointments, therapy isn't a viable option. Other people are also very hesitant to talk to a therapist. One of the main reasons why many people struggle to find the right therapist is due to a lack of specialization.
Many professionals focus primarily on anxiety and depression. The truth is that therapy can be uncomfortable, he says. Dealing with your mental health problems involves admitting that there is a problem and then confronting it. Making an appointment with a therapist changes your problem from being something you have to work on “one day” to something that is already visible today, Hendrix says.
Mental health counseling has been difficult to find in much of the United States for years, long before the coronavirus pandemic began.