So, you’ve found a therapist, dealt with the initial nerves, and are committed to improving your mental health. What can YOU do to get the most out of your therapy sessions? 1. Firstly, you have to go in with an open mind and heart. You can doubt what you will gain out of the sessions, […]
7 Myths about therapy, busted!
“So, come on in. Lie down on the couch and close your eyes. Think back to when you were 5. What were you doing? How do you feel?” Is that really what happens in therapy? Well not really! I think this perception started with Freud because that’s what he would do with his patients. But […]
What it’s really like to see a therapist.
You know how you’re watching a show and there’s a scene with a psychologist “therapising” his client, who is laying on a couch, or maybe calling his therapist in the middle of the night and screaming at him? Ok, so I’m pretty much describing Louis Litt from one of my favourite shows, Suits. But, no. […]
Confused by all the different options? How to find the right therapist for you.
So, you’ve considered whether you should explore therapy and decided to give it a try. Where do you start? For me, I wasn’t very familiar with the differences between counsellors, therapists, psychologists, is there a difference in the 1st place? Do they have to have certain qualifications? Should I go for subsidised options or do […]
Should I go for therapy?
It took me a really long time to take the 1st step towards therapy. I had spent the bulk of my life self-therapising and depending on the sagely comfort of my hubby and good friends. I wasn’t just getting by, I was thriving. Well, so it seemed. Successful at work, awesome social life, amazing travels… […]