Transition to a New Therapist

Finding a good therapist to help you manage issues is important, but sometimes, you have to transition to another therapist.  Therapists are human, just like everyone else, so if they work for an agency, they might leave, move to a different agency, or move to a different area.  There are other reasons that they may […]

Balancing Therapy and Religion

As a therapist, developing  a treatment plan for a patient can be very difficult.  Helping the patient to identify goals is hard at times when someone is feeling very overwhelmed by life, but it can be harder when people get different direction from their church.  As a therapist, there is a balance between providing support […]

How To Tell When To Stop Therapy

Being in therapy can help with multiple issues and help you focus on the future, but it’s not suppose to last forever.  There comes a time in treatment when you and your therapist should talk about termination.  It’s really not meant to be for the rest of your life, although many people are in therapy […]

Therapy isn’t working!

So you found a therapist, and you have been seeing him/her, but it isn’t working.  Now what?  This is not uncommon, unfortunately.  Some people see their therapist for months before making any progress.  Others see them for a couple weeks and feel better.  A lot will depend on the diagnosis, the type of treatment, and […]

Making Therapy work for you.

  So you found a therapist, and you have your next appointment scheduled.  Now what?  When working with a therapist, it helps to have an idea what your goals are for treatment.  The therapist is there to help you on your journey, but they shouldn’t be driving the car.  There is no magic in therapy […]