10 Tips




  • Approach therapy with an open mind.
  • Tell your therapist the truth – the whole truth.
  • Trust that a good therapist will not judge you.
  • Choose a therapist who maintains a professional distance.
  • Look for a therapist who gives you homework so that you can continue to process between sessions.
  • Find a therapist that you feel comfortable with – interview therapists until you find the right one.
  • If you feel stuck or like you’re not making progress, address it with your therapist.
  • Take an active role, don’t expect the therapist to “fix” you.
  • Say what’s on your mind, don’t expect a therapist to read your mind.
  • Don’t be afraid to fire a therapist you believe is not effective for you.