Why Do People Here Suggest Counseling for Every Little Problem?

Question by Secret Agent: Why do people here suggest counseling for every little problem?
I’m not talking about mental illnesses, but things we could solve ourselves if we actually tried. Like someone who lacks confidence, or has an addiction, or doesn’t have many friends because they are shy. Has anyone else noticed how a lot these issues are almost labeled as medical conditions and the advice people give is: “seek professional help”
Whatever happened to thinking about your problem and coming up with a solution?

Best answer:

Answer by Kaylee
Because people are money hungry.

Answer by Iiiiiiiii
b/c people here earn their living by counceling, or plan to do so once they graduate.

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