How should I prepare for my first therapy appointment?

Q: How should I prepare for my first therapy appointment?


A: Getting ready for your first therapy appointment is simpler than you might think. This initial session is all about building a comfortable connection between you and your therapist. It's an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have and learn more about your provider.


Here are a few tips to help you prepare:

- Take some time to consider what brings you to therapy and what changes you hope to see.

- Feel free to inquire about your therapist's background, education, and treatment approach.

- Expect the session to focus on discussing your reasons for seeking therapy.


During this session, your therapist will gather information about you, which may involve discussing personal or challenging aspects of your life. Remember, it's okay to let your provider know if you feel uncomfortable or need more time to process a question.


Your well-being is our top priority, and we're here to support you every step of the way. Just be yourself, ask any questions on your mind, and remember that we're here to help you navigate this journey towards healing and growth.

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