I would not be in the position I am in both professionally and personally if it were not for my years on the chair and/or the couch. Without therapy, I would have continued to be unsure of my instincts and talents.
Witnessing is telling the story of how God came into your life. It must end with your accepting Christ, and then things are supposed to be all right with you. You're not supposed to be hopeless and want to die.