The aim of psychotherapy is to enable you to safely encounter parts of yourself that you have previously denied. To be less critical of yourself, to be more open and accepting. The outcome isd that you will have less internal conflict.
Many of the things that cause us problems are things about ourselves that we are uncomfortable about, We may have put a lot of energy into denying or distorting these. This means that we live with a lot of tension, both psychological and physical.
The aim of psychotherapy is to reduce these psychological tensionsIn and create a space where emotional tensions can be released.