Updated: Jun 17
A therapy goal is a specific objective a person wants to achieve during therapy sessions. It helps provide direction and focus to therapy and can improve mental health and well-being. Having a clear goal can also help individuals track their progress and stay motivated throughout therapy.
"If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time." –Zig Ziglar Setting goals enables focus, and focusing on your goals can help to maintain discipline in reaching your goals. This is especially helpful if you suffer as a result of being disorganised and unstructured in your personal life and wish to experience a sense of achievement. You may find that as a result of setting goals that as you begin to achieve your goals, you might begin to experience a feel-good sensation that comes from the release of dopamine in the brain.
Some potential benefits of dopamine include improved mood, motivation, focus, memory, and movement control.
Therapy is important for everyone, regardless of their background, age, or gender. Mental health is just as important as physical health, and therapy can help us work through emotions and problems that we may not be able to handle on our own. It provides a safe space for us to express ourselves and work through our issues with a trained professional. Therapy can help us identify patterns in our behavior and thinking, and teach us coping mechanisms to deal with stress, anxiety, and depression. It can also provide us with tools to improve our relationships and communication skills. Overall, therapy can help us lead a more fulfilling and healthy life.