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?

Candice Burch
Candice Burch
Hello! My name is Candice Burch-founder of Burch Tree Counseling Center. I look forward to helping you move towards becoming the best version of yourself.

One key indicator in knowing your therapist is right for you is that you feel comfortable around your counselor. Comfortability is key so, that you are able to open up to your counselor about the intimate difficulties that you are experiencing. It is necessary to communicate with your therapist about your needs in treatment. You cannot "train" your therapist to give you what you need in treatment but, you can be open and honest about what you want out of therapy with your counselor. If you do not feel comfortable around your counselor and don't see the relationship building in the future you might need to look for another therapist. 

Another way to know if you have the right therapist for you is that you feel like you are getting a benefit from going to the sessions. It might be helpful to search for therapists that specialize in the specific difficulty that you're experiencing. 

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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