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80 Best Therapist Quotes To Help You Today

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Regardless if you are a therapist, go to therapy or are studying to become a therapist it can help to read therapist quotes.

We have found the best quotes about therapy that will inspire you every day.

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Top 10 Therapist Quotes

Performing is my therapy, to become different people onstage.

Britney Spears
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Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.

Mary Berry
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To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.

Gail Sheehy
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Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Reinhold Niebuhr
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I don’t know how people can live without a therapist.

Neve Campbell
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The one thing I really learned, and learned well, in group therapy was that you don’t die if someone doesn’t like you.

Rita Moreno
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A failure is not a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.

B. F. Skinner

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.

David Richo

Therapy is like a toothbrush. You can’t really put it to use for anybody but yourself.

Linda Holmes

Lack of communication can drive a spike between two people wider than any physical distance.

Mark W. Boyer

More Therapist Quotes

I’m an incredibly emotional person, but I always feel bad about that. The work is therapy… I need to emote wildly while I write. I weep. I’ll laugh, get excited, and get up and pace. I try to take the emotional journey with the characters. Matthew Quick

People need people for initial and for continued survival, for socialization, for the pursuit of satisfaction. No one not the dying, not the outcast, not the mighty transcends the need for human contact. Irvin Yalom

Always remember that for each patient you see, you may be the only person in their life capable of both hearing and holding their pain. If that’s not sacred, I don’t know what is. Corner Canyon Counseling, author unknown                                                                                                    

To go into therapy is an adventure, not really to iron anything out. Jeff Bridges

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but it does pay for therapy. Travis Kalanick

We may define therapy as a search for value. Abraham Maslow

I should have a therapist. I have plenty to therapise about. Norah Jones

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no one recipe for living that suits all cases. Carl Jung

Working out makes me feel strong and energized every time. It’s my therapy for my mind and my body. Stacy Keibler

I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline. Jack LaLanne

I was in therapy as a child and definitely think that therapy is a very useful tool. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Our family makes us who we are, defines us totally. When you go to a therapist or have analysis, whatever reason you go in for, they will always bring you back to your family. We’re strong or weak according to what family we have. You might have left them long ago, might not even talk to them, but something lingers; we have no choice. Sandrine Bonnaire

I met with my spiritual teacher and went to a therapist. I realized that if I came from a positive place, not only will everyone feel better and I will feel happier, but the company will work better. Adam Neumann

It’s the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it. Unknown

Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is. William James

Success as a therapist is not found in doing something for the client, but rather in being something for the client. Ili Rivera Walter                                                                                                    

I’m realizing that my childhood is not my daughter’s, that I can’t heal myself by any actions I take with her and that it’s definitely time for me to go back to my own childhood… with my therapist. Eva Amurri

Individual psychotherapy that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver. Thomas Szasz

What other people think of me is none of my business. Eleanor Roosevelt

I use music as therapy. Whenever I’m feeling angry or needing some ‘me’ time, which is quite regularly, I’ll go and bang a piano or flesh out something on a guitar. Arthur Darvill

Love isn’t something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn’t a feeling, it’s a practice. Erich Fromm

Motivational Therapist Quotes

Great marriages aren’t about clear communication they’re about small moments of attachment and intimacy. Dr. John Gottman

I was almost teaching myself through writing without even realizing it. It’s like therapy. You can hear my progression as a person and how much happier I became, which is really cool for me to hear because I’m proud of myself. Bea Miller

If you break your knee, you have therapy on your knee, and it’s the same for your heart. Toni Braxton

Food is a lot of people’s therapy when we say comfort food, we really mean that. It’s releasing dopamine and serotonin in your brain that makes you feel good. Brett Hoebel

The key to nature’s therapy is feeling like a tiny part of it, not a master over it. There’s amazing pride in seeing a bee land on a flower you planted but that’s not your act of creation, it’s your act of joining in. Victoria Coren Mitchell

The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination. Carl Rogers

Acting is therapy. It keeps you in contact with your feelings. Diego Luna

Cognitive therapy is a fast-acting technology of mood modification that you can learn to apply on your own. It can help you eliminate the symptoms and experience personal growth so you can minimize future upsets and cope with depression more effectively in the future. David D. Burns

I believe that a different therapy must be constructed for each patient because each has a unique story. Irvin D. Yalom

Rest is not the answer, Activity and therapy help healing most. Joerg Teichmann

Acting’s not therapy, but it can be therapeutic. Josh Peck

I didn’t learn about depression or anxiety at school. So when I had to go to my parents to say ‘I need help, I need to go to therapy,’ I felt like this weird, messed up kid. And I wasn’t, but I felt that way. Lili Reinhart

Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heartstrings. It acts as medicine. Macklemore

Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man. Louis Nizer

I’m very physical. I love to work out; I’m very athletic. It’s a great therapy, not only for my body but for my mind. Edgar Ramirez

There’s nothing wrong or weak about seeking a therapist. I have a therapist. Dan Reynolds

When I was in drama school, I really got into a dark place. I went to a therapist it was really helpful to have that dialogue with someone. So I understand anxiety. Finn Jones

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less. Rick Warren

In therapy, I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance. Tiger Woods

I think that every therapist that I know, including my dad and my sister, have their own issues. But that empathy is what makes them good at their job. Laura Benanti

I’ve spent years in therapy excavating my endless, often fruitless drive to overachieve. I have learned that being successful hasn’t made me happy. It’s just made me successful. I even call myself a recovering overachiever. Rachel Simmons

I believe that the therapist’s function should be to help people become free to be aware of and to experience their possibilities. Rollo May

Sometimes it takes dealing with a disability the trauma, the relearning, the months of rehabilitation therapy to uncover our true abilities and how we can put them to work for us in ways we may have never imagined. Tammy Duckworth

If you plan on being anything less than what you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life. Abraham Maslow

I’m a therapist and that fascinates people because they think I carry secrets. Susie Orbach

Smile, it’s free therapy. Douglas Horton

Inspirational Therapist Quotes

My therapy has come from paying attention to my life. Oprah Winfrey

The best therapy is actually the more aggressive kind when they break you open; they unleash you. Cara Delevingne

Psychotherapy works, and some types of therapy have been shown to be much more effective than antidepressants over the long run. Irving Kirsch

Music is therapy for me. It’s my outlet for every negative thing I’ve ever been through. It lets me turn something bad into something beautiful. Amy Lee

Therapy was the biggest romance of my life. Dar Williams

Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client’s quality world. William Glasser

The healthy person finds happiness in helping others. Thus, for him unselfishness is selfish. Earl Nightingale

Just about every therapist or counselor or social worker is practiced in dealing with people going through failing relationships, ending them, and confronting issues of custody and support. Laura Wasser

The wilderness is healing, a therapy for the soul. Nicholas Kristof

Meanings are not determined by situations. We determine ourselves by the meanings we ascribe to situations. Alfred Adler

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation. Graham Greene

Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all. Erik Erikson

It does not mean you’re broken to have depression and anxiety. I would encourage you to speak out. Don’t hold it inside. Talk to friends. Talk to parents. If it’s available, go to a therapist. Dan Reynolds

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert H. Humphrey

Therapy is not to ‘talk about’ things, but to change the person’s life, and to relieve suffering, such as depression, anxiety, or relationship problems. David D. Burns

It’s incredibly liberating to spend an hour talking to someone and not caring about what you sound like. It’s about understanding myself. Sometimes I’ll speak to my therapist for an hour a day. It’s become part of my routine. Shakira

Being the best you can be is really only possible when you are deeply connected to another. Splendid isolation is for planets, not people. Dr. Sue Johnson

My therapist says I still haven’t got in touch with my anger. Maybe one day I’m going to explode. But I’m still really happy. I know it looks like a strange and painful upbringing all those experiences led me to the paths that I’m on now. Drew Barrymore

Cleaning is therapy for me. I’m not ashamed of holding the duster or broom. Amisha Patel

I would say that I began with a very edgy, very driven personality and after a sufficient amount of therapy over many, many years, I managed to become rather relaxed and happy. John Cleese

I have always been scared of confrontation. My therapist says it stems from my fear of abandonment. Nikki Glaser

Once you start making the effort to wake yourself up that is, be more mindful of your daily activities you suddenly start appreciating your life more. Robert Biswas-Diener

My feeling on therapy is it’s a luxury, and if you’re fortunate enough to get some smart people to talk to about life, then that’s fortunate and you should go for it. Matthew Perry

To Sum Up

I hope you enjoyed this big list of therapist quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

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