What about that first appointment?

When you’re thinking about your first appointment, there are two “kinds” of first appointments – a consultation and an intake. While I’ve talked a little bit about this in What to Expect, I’ll cover both in today’s Therapy 101 post. But first, some things to consider before that first appointment. How do you best workContinue reading “What about that first appointment?”

How do I find a therapist?

So you’ve realized that you may need some extra support in your life and decided you want to try out therapy/counseling. The next question might be – how do I find someone? The first thing to know is that you don’t have to go with the first person you see. The relationship between you andContinue reading “How do I find a therapist?”

Why would I want to go to therapy?

You’ve been thinking about how life could be different. Things you want to change, areas of growth, or situations/reactions that are just. not. working anymore. Or maybe, it feels like everything has exploded and you don’t even know where to start, but you don’t want to stay in the yuck. We have a lot ofContinue reading “Why would I want to go to therapy?”

What the heck is therapy/counseling?

This post launches a series I’m calling Therapy 101 – a way to learn what therapy is, what to expect, ask, and how to get connected to services. Do you have questions or things you’d want to know about therapy? Email or connect with me! With the multiple ways in which mental health is stigmatized,Continue reading “What the heck is therapy/counseling?”