That will depend on the individual.
The qliphoth brings you face to face with various shadow aspects of reality, the individual, and the larger collective as a whole.
It will also confront you with some really unpleasant shit.
It’s jumping right into the deep end.
While on the one hand, it’s rather dogmatic to insist that the sephiroth must be tackled first, it’s also probable that’s the healthier way to go about it for some folks as they’ll need that grounding before going into some really heavy work.
I think this comes down to the effects of calling what are often times rather chaotic, and dark energies into your life.
Like being a storm chaser. If you get too close to that storm at the wrong time, well you’re gonna have a mess at the very least.
Some of this though, I would chalk up to a bit of “superstition”. If you will…