Many individuals may find themselves at a point in their life where they question whether or not they should go to therapy. Due to common stereotypes and stigmas associated with therapy, many do not seek help for fear of being seen as “crazy” or other negative assumptions. However, you do not need a severe reason to attend therapy. You can go for various reasons, including just simply wanting to better your life and become a better person. 

You’ve Thought About Going

If you’ve felt drawn to the idea of therapy and considered going yourself, it may be time to try it out for yourself. There must be a reason you are thinking about going, and it may be a good idea to explore this reason.

You Aren’t Feeling Like Yourself

Everyone goes through rough patches when they just don’t feel like themselves, but if this becomes a consistent problem, it could be time to go to therapy. Persistent feelings of anxiety, sadness, hopelessness, and anger can lead to potentially distressing thoughts and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Therapy can help redirect you in life and get you back on track.

You Have Been Using Drugs or Alcohol To Cope

Addiction does not discriminate and can hit anyone at any time. If you have found yourself at a low point in your life and have turned to drugs or alcohol to cope, therapy can help you heal and find the path to recovery.

You Want to Improve as a Person

Therapy is not only for people struggling with mental health disorders and other concerns, but it is for anyone that wishes to improve their general wellbeing and become a better person. Therapy can teach you how to handle your interpersonal relationships in better ways and how to manage your emotions better.


At Alta Loma Transformational Living, you will meet knowledgeable, compassionate professionals that understand addiction in all its forms.  Alta Loma uses an integrative and holistic approach to treat addiction and mental health issues. No treatment is one-size-fits-all, where you will have a team of experts prepared to create your customized treatment plan.  We offer care for your mind, body, and spirit, so that you can heal from the inside out and look forward to a lifetime of sobriety and wellness. If you are ready to take the first step in your recovery, please call us at 866-457-3843.

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Healing on Your Terms

You understand your needs best. If you have found yourself at a crossroads in your treatment and feel like your program options don’t fully understand you or aspects of your recovery, it’s time to contact the specialists at Alta Loma. We will help you craft the ideal care plan and secure the support you need, quickly, to avoid unnecessary problems. At Alta Loma, that’s our mission — to provide each individual with optimum care for the wellbeing they deserve.