IF I ATTEND THERAPY, DOES THAT MEAN I HAVE A MENTAL ILLNESS?

It’s important to talk with your therapist about their diagnostic impressions. Whether they believe you have a diagnosable mental illness or are struggling to adjust to current events or circumstances in your life, together you’ll decide how best to move forward with treatment.

Unfortunately for many people, medical insurance has become a popular way to finance psychotherapy. In order to use your health insurance benefits, it is required that services be “medically necessary,” which means a clinical diagnosis must be provided.

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