Question: I am seeing a therapist who recommends hearing testing for clients. Why would hearing affect my therapy sessions?
Answer: Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss will have a negative impact on self-esteem and social interactions which can often result in depression and/or anxiety. Hearing loss may not be the main cause of your therapy, but it can indirectly impact many needs in your life.
Diminished hearing can and will have a direct impact on personality and social interactions, resulting in a less confident approach ...