“Everyone gets into a bad mood. Everyone has a bad day. Or two. And everyone has a hard time figuring out how to cope with it from time to time. Even therapists.
‘In the past when I was in a bad mood, I would compulsively work at pleasing others, hoping this would help me feel good about myself again and hence, in a better mood,’ said Joyce Marter, LCPC, a therapist and owner of the counseling practice Urban Balance.”