Your reality is where your identification is placed. It are the story and circumstances, when unaware, that consumes your attention.
Articles: PTSD Articles on Healing
PTSD Articles and Insights on Healing. These articles are based on real-life client-therapist interactions in practice.
When you are anxious and that anxiety overwhelms you, you will try either to avoid or to overcome that state.
Quotes related to boundaries and vulnerability in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I think healthy therapy aims to work towards independence for the client. I do not doubt that theoretically, most practitioners would agree with this, though the reality is often very different.
If healing from Post-Traumatic Stress is one of your objectives, I think it is wise to think carefully about what you are exposing yourself to on a daily basis.