First of all, people who are likely to benefit from psychological therapy are the ones who already know that there is a psychological problem that must be solved and not avoided, in order to get better.
Usually, those who seek psychological therapy benefit from family and friends understanding and support.
It is very well known that people with a higher level of education will seek psychological therapy when they feel that they experience a psychological problem.
The efectiveness of psychological therapy depends on some features of the patient. For instance, the presence of personality or psychotic disorders may represent a barrier in psychological therapy and it can lead to a lack of response. Also, the lack of skills of therapist may lead to the failure of psychological treatment.