Getting proper treatment for a schizophrenia illness is key to the recovery process.
Typically, people find that medications will help their symptoms and their functioning significantly, and I urge you to see a psychiatrist or primary care physician as a first step.* At this point therapy may be of more use.
Because I specialize exclusively in treating clients with schizophrenia and related disorders, I’ve been able to develop a unique treatment program. Learn more about how I treat my clients:
*Part of this illness for some people involves not being able to recognize the symptoms as symptoms, and insisting there is nothing is wrong. Many of these people are not initially willing to take medications. A good resource for this situation is the book “I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help!” by Xavier Amador.