We all need help sometimes.
You know you need something to make yourself feel better but you’re not sure what it is you need. You don't know what to do. Everybody needs some kind of therapy and it doesn’t always have to be talk therapy. We all have unique needs and there’s some form out there that will suit you.
There are so many different kinds of therapy, it can be overwhelming when trying to find one, and adding to that challenge is finding the right kind of practitioner. Therapists don’t come in a one size fits all and you may find yourself going through a number of them until you find a good fit.
Some people feel shy or embarrassed about going into therapy, questioning, "What kind of therapy do I need?" But just because you want help to get through issues or a difficult time doesn’t make you weak — it shows that you’re taking care of yourself.
Some therapies may not even seem like therapy and you may question the benefits, but if it helps relax you or de-stress you in any way, you know that it’s helpful.
It can also be challenging to make a commitment that you’ll go regularly to a therapy session as it means scheduling it in and sticking to it. But if you keep the big picture in mind, it can help you to keep that schedule.
Listen to your gut when it comes to therapy: if it’s not working or you’re not connecting with the practitioner, end the therapy and find something else. If you’re just going through the motions and not feeling it, it most likely isn’t what you need.
Astrology can help you find a therapy that’s right for you, as all individuals born under each sign have their own set of characteristics and needs. Of course, there are many different sides to your personality and therapy suggestions based on your sign may only fit one aspect of you.
Practitioners of Somatic psychotherapy believe in looking at the body and mind as one entity as sensations associated with past trauma often become trapped within the body. This kind of therapy is good for hormonal issues, sexual dysfunction, digestive issues, and tension.
This is a good therapy for Aries individuals as it is movement-based and some of the therapeutic processes include physical exercise, dance, movement, voice work, massage, grounding and breathing exercises, and sensation awareness.
Aromatherapy is the art and science of using various aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind, and spirit. Taurus loves to be pampered and they love being touched. Something that appeals to their sense of smell would also be an excellent therapeutic method for them and they would love being catered to with a scented massage.
A Gemini would enjoy their time talking with a therapist and wouldn't even mind if the therapist left most of the talking to the Gemini. Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic therapies would work well as they are based on an individual's unconscious thoughts and perceptions that have developed over time starting from childhood, and affect not only their past but current behavior as well.
This is basically the same as talk therapy, only the therapist is closer to a friend than an analyst. This kind of therapist is as likely to have tea and cookies on hand as they would boxes of Kleenex. Cancers don't just want to be analyzed they want to be cared for, loved, and feel as if the person they're speaking with has compassion and empathy.
Leos love to look sharp and for good reason — all eyes gravitate to them anyway. They like to give the best gifts for others and they take pride in their appearance. By going into shops and charming the salespeople, there's a good chance that Leo will get the praise and compliments they need so fervently. They're not addicted to shopping, they just love indulging themselves.
This therapy is perfect for Virgo as it is focused on the present, limited in duration and is problem-solving orientated. Virgo learns specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. Some of these skills include identifying distorted thinking modifying beliefs, relating to others in new ways, and changing behaviors.
Plus, since the patient has an active part in the therapy they're usually given homework between sessions. This kind of therapy is helpful with eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
Sure, it's not a very conventional type of therapy but Libra would get a lot from speaking to someone who could help relieve their fears and help them to have less stress about the future. If the psychic gave them peace of mind that there was life after death or that their dreams were going to come true, Libra would be able to have a more positive outlook on life.
Scorpios are dramatic, intense, and tend to be fascinated with sex and death. Past life regression/therapy is a technique that uses hypnosis to recover what practitioners believe are lingering memories of past lives or incarnations.
This therapy is good for anxiety, depression, clearing emotional stress, trauma, and/or physical issues, and it can help to heal troubled relationships. It can also undercover talents and gifts from a previous life that can be utilized in the present one.
Sagittarius is known for having a positive outlook and the heart of an adventurer. They're often in the pursuit of higher knowledge and new experiences, so they'd rather be doing something interesting than talking about their childhood.
Light Grids is an energetic therapy that encourages the patient to release blocks in their life to help them connect to a more authentic self. It works on a subconscious level to bring about change and empowerment.
Capricorn could probably do a straight talk therapy and get something useful out of it, but a therapy that helps one to focus on their thoughts and feelings without becoming overwhelmed by them would be very helpful to a Capricorn who is practical, goal-orientated and tends towards being rather closed-mouthed when it comes to sharing.
With Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) the therapist incorporates things such as meditation, yoga and mind-body exercises, which can help Capricorn learn to cope with stress; and Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) combines mindfulness techniques like meditation and breathing exercises with cognitive therapy — the best of two worlds.
Aquarians love being independent and unorthodox. They don't want to just lie on a couch and spill their problems; for one thing, they might get overly emotional and they don't enjoy that.
Sound therapy helps to heal on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level by using sounds made from drums, chimes, bells, gongs, and crystal bowls. The frequencies are said to work on a cellular level and the patient is eased into a relaxed state that is receptive to healing.
Since Pisces are supremely creative and imaginative, it makes sense that a great therapy for them would be art therapy. Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves self-expression through painting, drawing, and modeling.
In addition, an art therapist may also draw from other genres including music, movement, and writing. Pisces tend to be vulnerable and can shy away from a therapy that seems too intense, so art therapy is a wonderful way to draw them out and make them feel comfortable with the therapeutic process.