Stigma In Therapy

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When I hear of people being coerced into therapy or any form of human repair, so to speak, it feels alien to me in terms of relating. Why would anyone refuse or avoid help and needing persuasion. The logic is flawed. Me, I am first in the queue concerning help if I need it. Whether the help works is secondary but the seeking behaviour is definitely unabashed on my account and probably why any stigma associated with therapy never stood in my way. Why should there be stigma for seeking and accepting help. In part, the stigma is due to people wishing to avoid admitting their problems to themselves and others’ and fear of being branded dysfunctional. Yet, my definition of dysfunctional people seldom involves those who visit therapists, call them
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