I have seen a lot of posts about people seeing therapists. This may seem like a dumb question, but how do they actually manage to help? Do they offer advice or do they just listen? My only experience is what you see on TV and they don't really seem helpful, they always seem to answer questions with questions!!!!
I know what the majority of my issues are, I am just not sure how to once and for all put them to bed. Is that how they help you?
Also, has anyone found that a friend helps more than a therapist? Do you find that you can tell a therapist 'anything' and that you restrict what you tell a friend or vise versa?
I don't want to be nosey, jsut trying to work out the best way forward!