Author: Katie Bloom Leoni, Psy.D.
You’ve made the decision that you’re interested in beginning therapy but are not sure what to do next. In this two part series, we’ll share some tips to help guide you on your journey to finding the right therapist.
1. The first step is finding a therapist. Here are some tips to begin your search.
2. The second step is setting up and having phone consultations. It is helpful to find two or three therapists that you are interested in and set up a phone consultation with each. Simply talking to a therapist does not mean you have to start seeing them. Most therapists offer a free phone consultation, which allows an opportunity for the therapist to learn more about your concerns and for you to learn about their office policies. Please reach out for a free phone consultation with a therapist at Sfbaycbt to begin this process. Some helpful tips for the phone consultation include:
Author: Diana Gordon, Psy.D.
Many of our clients seek out therapy because they'd like to be happier. Some can identify specific areas of life where they could improve their happiness, and others may feel stuck and unable to figure out what they'd like to change. As CBT therapists, we will work with you to make both behavioral and cognitive changes to improve your happiness and reduce your suffering. In this blog post at Psychology Today, they explore some of the key factors that help people live happier and more fulfilling lives. Contact us for a free phone consultation to learn more about living your happiest life.
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.