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What it’s like to start therapy later in life

Who have you been pretending to be for all these years? For older patients, it's all about finding out

By Anna Blundy   May 2018
People often wonder whether knowing more about themselves will make them happier

People often wonder whether knowing more about themselves will make them happier

A walk in the rain with a 65-year-old relative. Climbing stiles, wading through mud—England. “But what if I go into therapy and find out that my son’s illness is all my fault?” she asked. I probably replied by saying something like: well, you said it, so you clearly feel it might be your fault. Therapy then might be more of a way of working through…

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