Author: Katie Bloom Leoni, Psy.D.
You’ve spent the time and energy researching therapists and setting up phone consultations. You made an appointment with someone that felt like a good fit. In the second part of this series, we will explore what to pay attention to once you meet in person with your selected therapist.
1. During the first 2-4 sessions, tune into the following areas:
2. You’ve decided you want to move forward working with this therapist. As you go on in therapy, pay attention to and talk about the following things:
Diana Gordon, Psy.D., Kari Kagan Psy.D., and Katie Leoni, Psy.D.
Drs. Gordon, Kagan, and Leoni practice psychotherapy in downtown San Francisco and Oakland. Their areas of expertise include anxiety, sleep, stress, depression, and addiction. They blog about these topics to provide research-based information about common problems and strategies to help manage them.