May 25, 2017

The "mechanism of change" is an industry term for what makes change occur. Of course, each theory has a different opinion. 

What your therapist believes is the mechanism of change should be included in the informed consent, either on a written document or during th...

May 20, 2017

Developing trust is similar to establishing a line of credit. When we first receive a credit card, our bank gives us a short leash on how much we are able to spend. This is because they are not sure whether we will pay it back.

Similarly, when we meet someone new, we ty...

May 13, 2017

One of the more challenging aspects to beginning therapy is that, even after you have made the decision to give it a try and have picked someone out, sometimes the fit isn't there. This leads to some common conclusions: 

  1. Therapy isn't the answer for me.

  2. I...

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