Beginner's Guide to Therapy (Part 2)

You’ve made a list of potential counselors you want to reach out to see if the two of you will be a good fit, but what do you ask during that free consultation conversation? Should I ask if we have the same religious beliefs? Or maybe it’s more important to find out how many clients they’ve helped with my exact same problem? How do I figure out what are important questions I need to know answers to before I make an appointment? This second article by Jeff Guenther LPC in a series written especially for clients, helps you understand the importance of an early but brief conversation to find the right therapist for you.

Beginner’s Guide to Therapy - Part 2

I would like to be clear that this blog post is not intended to substitute for professional counseling. If you are in need of support, please consider speaking to a professional counselor.

Cheryl D. Perry MA LPCA NCC

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Cheryl Perry

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in private practice in Charlotte NC working with individual adults working through symptoms such as stress, anxiety, depression. I also work with adults working to make sense of expected or unexpected life transitions. I also work with LGBTQ+ individuals living with feelings of isolation or simply in need of a safe space to discuss uneasy feelings they have experienced in life.

Beginner's Guide to Therapy.

A therapist or counselor can be terms that not many people fully understand or their only point of reference are shows they have seen on television. Or if you know what a therapist or counselor is, you aren’t sure what steps you should take to choose one that is right for you. Below is an article by Jeff Guenther MS LPC, at TherapyDen may be helpful. I look forward to your thoughts and/or feedback.

https://www.therapyden.com/blog/a-beginners-guide-to-therapy-how-to-find-a-therapist

You can search for therapists in your area on sites such as TherapyDen, Psychology Today, or GoodTherapy.

I would like to be clear that this blog post is not intended to substitute for professional counseling. If you are in need of support, please consider speaking to a professional counselor.

Cheryl D. Perry, Perry Wellness Counseling