Yes, there are many people who possess the ability to recognize when they are struggling, can maintain objectivity, and have adequate resources to work through whatever they are facing. However, there are times when having an unbiased observer who is trained to look for interpersonal and relational issues can be beneficial. Another aspect that makes self-therapy difficult, especially in relationship with a significant other or family member, is because of the emotional proximity to the individual(s), making it difficult to be impartial. Even as a therapist, I may know all the “right” answers or things I “should” do when conflict arises with my spouse or children, but due to how close I am to them and the situation, I’m not always able to remain neutral or operate out of sound reason. After reading this if you’re still not sure if therapy is for you, please call for a free phone consultation (719) 246-5693