What happens when you start to consider going into therapy? Regardless of whether you came up with the idea or it was suggested to you, it can be followed by all the reasons why you don't want to go. This is normal.
So what are some beginning ways to understand more about therapy and what to expect? Here are a few links about what therapy offers and even some types of treatment.
A great website for men. This site will make you think therapy is the most masculine thing you could do besides cage fighting and hunting for your own food.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a front line treatment for people with symptoms of depression and anxiety. This short Youtube clip explains it in less than 4 minutes. Plus the narrator has a classic English accent which makes it sound even more legit:
What in the world am I going to be walking into when I go the first time?
This is a short article to help quell that "Big Pile of Nope" that is telling you to cancel that intake you scheduled.
Where can I see and learn more about therapists in my area:
Psychology Today is the first website that shows up every time in google. For good reason. It will let you search by zip code, who takes your insurance, what issues are nagging you. It will even let you search by names that suggest the therapist is smart and knows what they are doing.
Best of luck and give yourself a self high five for actually considering taking care of yourself by looking for a therapist!