If you’ve never sought therapy in the past, your first visit can be intimidating. Clients initially report feeling scared and unsure; these feelings can be pretty overwhelming, but I assure you they are entirely normal and, over time, will fade. Therapy can be uncomfortable, but there is growth in this feeling if you nurture it the right way.
Two simple steps on how to start therapy.
You may not get it right the first time but that’s ok, try again. It may take several tries before you find the right therapist for you. These questions will help you make an informed decision about your care and your therapist.
Don’t be afraid to ask for recommendations.
Therapy is complex at the beginning but it will get easier with time. Therapy provides support for a range of emotional and psychological problems.
It takes strength to admit there is a problem and there will be moments in our life where we will need to ask for help and that is ok.
Therapy has become more common and more people are seeking therapy for maintenance. Let’s continue to normalize mental health talks.