Nicholas describes how his need to connect with other lead him to psychotherapy.
My first expereince of psychotherapy came in my early 30s at an introductory workshop. Until then, the most connected and engrossing experiences of my life had taken place when talking to other people about their lives, hopes, fears and problems. Of course, such conversations are rare in everyday situations.
Disillusioned with my life and feeling a void as if I was starved of something, my experience of sitting in the therapist’s chair was one that solidified my future in psychotherapy, satisfying my desire to be there for others.
Psychotherapy continues to give me a sense of purpose and meaning. I have been working as a psychotherapist for more than 17 years and find fulfilment every day that I practise. I feel honoured and humbled to have this opportunity.
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