How would I know if I have the right therapist?

How do you know you have the right therapist for you?

How would I know how to "train" my therapist to be able to give me what I need from treatment?

Amanda Samuels
Amanda Samuels
Co-Parenting and Infidelity Couples Counseling

How do you feel when you meet with your therapist?  Are you comfortable?  Do you feel safe?  Do you feel like you are gaining something from the experience?  Therapy has its ups and downs, it is hard, and sometimes it won't feel good- that is when you are growing and learning the most.  If you feel comfortable, safe, like you can tell your therapist anything (after getting to know her/him- not in the first session), and that you are getting help with what brought you in; then you might have found the right therapist for you.  I always say, its just a feeling- you'll know.

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