The Unofficial Rules of Telling Someone They Should ‘Go to Therapy’

Julladonna Park
Forge
Published in
4 min readNov 8, 2021

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Nowadays, it seems that we are all either going to therapy, self-prescribing replacements for therapy, or telling people to go to therapy. It’s become the uncontested mantlepiece of First World well-being strategies.

The history of psychotherapy draws the origins of modern therapy from religious, magical, and medical approaches to the mind. Though…

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Julladonna Park
Forge

Essayist & Academic// Oxford grad in Korean society & culture. Human stories about race, gender, and media.