One of the most frequently asked questions is whether therapy is worth it. Or does it really work? For people who don't have experience in therapeutic process, these are quite appropriate questions. Therapists have different training background and theoretical orientation. What happens in the therapy hour depends greatly on the theory and the expertise level of the therapist. In the link below, you will find a positive experience of a blogger, who was (or still is) in therapy with a (possibly) psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapist. I think, her experience might answer some of your questions or satisfy your curiosity.
Please click here for Patrice Bendig's article.