Making Your First Appointment

Making Your First Appointment

Making Your First Appointment You may feel nervous about contacting a psychotherapist. That anxiety is perfectly normal. But having the courage to overcome that anxiety and make a call is the first step in the process of empowering yourself to feel better. Just making...
Going To Your First Appointment

Going To Your First Appointment

Going To Your First Appointment It’s normal to feel nervous when you head off to your first psychotherapy appointment. But preparing ahead of time and knowing what to expect can help calm your nerves. WHAT SHOULD I BRING? A typical psychotherapy session lasts 45 to 50...
Undergoing Psychotherapy

Undergoing Psychotherapy

Undergoing Psychotherapy Psychotherapy is often referred to as talk therapy, and that’s what you’ll be doing as your treatment continues. You and your psychotherapist will engage in a dialogue about your problems and how to fix them. WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AS I CONTINUE...
Understanding Medication

Understanding Medication

Understanding Medication In our quick-fix culture, people often hope a pill will offer fast relief from such problems as depression or anxiety. And primary care physicians or nurse practitioners — most people’s first contact when they have a psychological problem —...

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