How does someone approach a counselor?

How does a person start the counseling process?

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

Phone or email a counselor whose profile you've read and which feels right for you.

Ask to get a feel as to the way the person would handle your problem and work with you.

In my practice I offer a phone consult which generally continues for twenty minutes.

I feel it is only fair that a prospective patient has a feel for the service they are about to purchase before they can be expected to pay money for a service which may not be to their liking at all.

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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