It's difficult to conduct valid research on whether psychotherapy is worth the time and money. Indeed, an excellent Psychology Today article is entitled, Why Psychotherapy Efficacy Studies are Nearly Impossible.
So it's worth taking a logical look at psychotherapy's pros and cons. To that end, in my PsychologyToday.com article today, I offer a
mock debate between an eclectically oriented psychotherapist and a
person who doesn't believe in psychotherapy.