How To Choose A Therapist

Before searching for a therapist it is better to know what to expect from therapy. Therapy is not a quick solution to fix all your problems. It is a gradual process that helps you to make sense of your experiences and find solutions. You should choose a therapist that is best for you based on what is important to you 

When Choosing A Therapist, You Should Consider:

  • The therapist’s qualifications and background
  • The type of therapy they specialise in
  • The years of experience
  • Their areas of focus


Gather Additional Info. to Make an Informed Choice:

  • Seeking recommendations from friends, family, your doctor, educational institute, and local health organizations. 
  • Fees 
  • Modality
  • Location

Once You Have Narrowed Down Potential Therapists:

You could inquire for more details and even ask for a brief consultation.
You could take a trusted person with you until you are comfortable.

It is often best to go with your gut feeling on whether you see the potential therapist as someone suitable for you or not. How you get along with your therapist is the most important factor in having a good outcome from therapy.