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?

Garysha  Youngblood
Garysha Youngblood
Background in treatment for individuals with addiction and correctional backgrounds

Like with any relationship, you can always tell if you are going to align with someone through the first interaction. You get a feel for each other and a sense of comfortability. You sought this person out because of their qualifications and experience. That was the first step. The second step is to have an honest conversation about what you need and what you want, and let the rest follow from there. 

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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