It is mostly pain or distress that brings a person to a therapist's office. There are also times when the motive is less about a need to fix something and more about a wish to have a different perspective and gain a deeper meaning. Here are some of the more common reasons for which people seek psychotherapy:

If you are going through a rough time, the best thing to do is to consult an experienced and well-trained psychotherapist (see finding a psychotherapist in Toronto) who will help you identify your difficulty(ies) and figure out with you the best type of psychotherapy that will help you deal with it.