Ok, so you finally decide to seek therapy despite your reservations. You go to your appointments with an open-mind and maintain that you are willing to do what it takes to finally feel better and reduce your uncomfortable symptoms. Your therapist assesses your primary concerns, conducts a proper evaluation, collects and shares necessary info, and offers a treatment that seemingly harmonizes and compliments your therapeutic goals. But…it is just not working. What do you do? I’d like you to consider these three things.
- Therapist-Client Mismatch: Please do not go to therapy once and say, “that therapist just didn’t get me!”