How to Find a Therapist & Which One is the “Right” One?

I don’t care how many times I hear or read the words “don’t be afraid to ask for help,” one thing is for certain–I will still have a hard time asking for help.

There are many times that self-care and happy thoughts won’t do the trick in mental health circumstances. It’s times like these when seeking outside help is crucial.

Finding a therapist online is certainly a good starting point during your search for a qualified professional.

You can peruse the doctors in your area and look at their practice areas, proximity to your house, whether or not they take your insurance.

Use an Online Directory of Therapists

They provided me with honest opinions based on what they knew of each practitioner and gave me their own suggestions.

Talk to Your Primary Care Physician

Talk to Friends and Family

They were able to talk to me about different kinds of therapy and what worked best for them.

Call or Email Potential Therapists Before Making an Appointment

Make sure to gather as much information as possible about how their sessions are run and what type of treatment you can expect.

The number one rule when choosing a therapist is simply finding someone you feel good about.

Choosing a Therapist that Feels Like the Right One

Sure, you can analyze techniques, reviews, and certifications all day long but what works for one person might not be a good option for you.

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