Tips to find a therapist

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 7:57
Posted in category Therapy

In a world that is full of tensions and worries we often require professional help to solve our various medical problems, whether physical or mental. And the best way to do this is to take the advice of a professional therapist. A therapist will offer you various important guidelines to make your life and health better and most often advice from such therapist are a great help.

Choosing the right therapist is very very important because proper counseling can go a long way to make your life more prosperous and happy. Here are a few important tips which you must consider before going in for any kind of therapy.

  • Firstly it is very important to figure out your own problem and what exactly you are looking for in a therapist. For e.g. if it is couples relationship issue, before approaching a therapist, try to to find out as much as possible the number of successful cases the concerned practitioner has solved. Try to get information from friends and colleagues.

  • Secondly, on your first visit you must notice whether you are comfortable with the person or not. It should never happen that whenever you are leaving your therapist’s chamber, you are feeling more frustrated and down. Always be honest to yourself and judge whether you are comfortable with a male therapist or a female.

  • It is quite mandatory that the therapist can communicate well. Many a times it has been seen that counselors are not able to communicate properly to their patients, however intelligent they might be. A good therapist will always be a good speaker, good listener and tolerant.

  • Last but not the least always go for an experienced counselor with the required qualifications or credentials for the concerned problem that you are facing. Fell free to find out about his education, fees and any other such background. Always remember that the whole therapy process can involve a lot of money and valuable time. And more importantly the right therapist can change your life for the better, but the wrong one can create havoc and make your life and health more miserable.

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