Psychotherapy - in general - is suitable for almost everybody. A lot of people that start therapy do so, because their daily lives and stresses are becoming too much to bear and they feel weighted down by problems they can't solve on their own anymore. Also people with mental illnesses seek psychotherapy, often in addition to seeing a psychiatrist or neurologist and taking medication.
However there are more and more people, who without psychological pain or stress start therapy because they would like get to know themselves on a deeper and more concrete level and really understand what is moving them from the inside. Your own psyche is a highly complex mechanism, understanding it is a fascinating, highly informative journey.
"Finally I understand why I act this way" - is something I hear often in therapy. Self-awareness and understanding oneself are great achievements that foster positive and lasting changes in virtually every area of one's life. To see the deeper meaning of one's actions and habits is deeply rewarding - to be able to change one's behaviour and thoughts consciously (maybe for the first time) is truly transformative.
"Psychotherapy is too precious to be only available to the sick" - Fritz Perls, founder of Integrative Gestalttherapy
Psychotherapy is useful in every phase of our lives, because every stage brings with it its own challenges and problems.
During my training I was educated to treat almost any pschological illness and trouble of the mind. However there are many subcategories and specialisations, where it is advisable to educate oneself further. Most of my work focuses on the following topics: