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How to Choose a Therapist: Tips and Fits

Stop Abuse Campaign

In this article, we’ll discuss how to choose the right therapist for you. Tips for choosing a therapist. The most important element in choosing a therapist or counselor is the rapport that develops between your therapist and you as the client. . This makes choosing a therapist or counselor a very individualized endeavor.

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The Promise of Data Informed Patient-Therapist Matching: Context Matters

Society of Clinical Psychology

It may come as no surprise to patients and therapists to hear that the therapist matters when it comes to the quality of psychotherapy. Findings from psychotherapy outcome research have “caught up” to anecdote and patient and therapist intuition. What Do We Think We Know about Therapist Differences? 2011; 2016).


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How does an Occupational Therapist work with autism?

Prosper Health Collective

The role of an occupational therapist (OT) is to support people, families and communities to reach their health and well-being goals by working on the areas of their life that are most important to them. Occupational therapists advocate for people to embrace who they are without the need to change what makes them uniquely themselves.

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Observing therapist-patient interactions to predict dropout from psychotherapy

Society of Clinical Psychology

4) Therapist characteristics: Therapists vary greatly in their dropout rates (1-73%), suggesting that not all therapists are equally capable of creating a bond with patients and motivating them to complete treatment (Saxon et al., Capturing therapist-patient interactions. 2007; Eurelings-Bontekoe et al., Bennemann, B.,

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Bringing My Whole Self to Therapy

My Brains Not Broken

A few months ago, a big part of my mental health routine was thrown off pretty heavily when I had to abruptly stop seeing my therapist. But in the past few months, I’ve been able to connect with a new therapist and start working toward goals of mental wellness and healthiness. How about you? Let me know in the comments below!

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The Delicate Balancing of the Couples Therapist

American Board of Clinical Social Work

Most forms of psychotherapy require that the therapist perform a “delicate balancing act” between competing forces. In Neurodynamic Couples Therapy, there are primarily three areas in which the delicate balancing of the couples therapist is required for therapeutic success.

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Finding and Choosing a Therapist for Yourself or Your Child

Parenthood Understood

Finding and Choosing a Therapist for Yourself or your Child: Way More than You Ever Wanted to Know. Finding a good therapist who is a match for you and your particular needs can be frustratingly difficult. I often help people find therapists, and have found that most have similar questions about the process.