The process enables you to understand your personal history and how negative patterns lead to emotional distress, this allows you to discover and connect with your real self. Encouraging you to move from concern with problems and symptoms towards exploring how you might lead a more fulfilling and authentic life. It helps you to accept and make necessary changes to live in a more constructive and fulfilling way. An ancient proverb says that a wise person seeks advice. Many people find it helpful to talk to a professionally-trained person, outside of their family or circle of friends. A psychotherapist has no particular personal involvement or investment in your life and also has experience in dealing with complex relational, psychosexual, psychological and emotional issues.