A question we sometimes get from people who have never tried psychotherapy or might not understand it is: “How is working with a psychotherapist different than talking to a friend?” While healthy friendships often mean a give-and-take of emotional support, its dramatically different than talking to a therapist. Psychotherapy offers a space that is all […]
It can be a very difficult thing to talk to someone about some of the more private details of your emotions. However, it’s important that you know that your therapy sessions are a place of comfort and free from judgement. In this episode of Therapy 101 Lisa Baker, LCSW talks about these feelings of vulnerability […]
Have you ever wondered what the difference between a psychologist and a therapist is? Or maybe have been confused by all the titles you might see attached to licensed professionals like Ph.D, LPC, or LMFT? In this quick episode of Therapy 101 Dr. Tori Olds explains some of the differences between these professions and titles.
It’s important to remember that the intake session is a mutual interview to make sure that you and your therapist will be a good fit. Your therapist is likely to ask you many questions but it’s also your chance to ask your own questions. In this second episode of Therapy 101 Dr. Charlotte Howard discusses […]
Many people feel nervous for their first therapy appointment. It’s hard to know what to expect and due to the extremely personal nature of counseling it can feel like a big leap of faith to open up to someone. It’s important to remember all of these feelings are normal! In the inaugural episode of Deep […]