Is it appropriate for a Catholic to seek professional counselling?


#1

I have been dealing with depression and anxiety for about 3 years. My protestant family members have encouraged me to stay away from therapy, claiming psychology is “of the devil”. Is it okay for a Catholic to seek secular counselling? Catholic counselling is not an option for me.


#2

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