The whole point of therapy is that you have a safe space to work through feelings with a professional, and you don't have to worry about the repercussions of family or friends hearing all of your secrets and internal struggles.
Even the closest partner or friend may not be a safe space for some of your most raw and terrifying feelings, but a therapist is someone who has spent years of training in order to help you navigate them.
Which is to say, no matter how close you are to your family, it's generally not ideal for them to swoop in on your therapy sessions.
AITA for forcing a confession out of my wife about spying on my kids therapy sessions?
So for those that don’t know, I have two children M20 and F19 and ever since the world went to hell, I got them therapy sessions at their requests because they said that this was taking a huge toll on them.