Finding a therapist can be daunting. Unless you are a therapist yourself it is hard to know what to look for in a therapist, in terms of their training, education and approach. Even if you know the kind of therapy you are interested in, how would you know if they are a good therapist and if their personality and style will be a good match with yours?
Full Living Director shares the 3 Components to a good client/therapist match. Several Full Living clinicians then share what a good match means to them.
Karen L. Smith MSS LCSWKaren is the founder and director of Full Living: A Psychotherapy Practice, which provides thoughtful matches for clients seeking therapists in the Philadelphia Area. She provides analytically oriented psychotherapy, and offers education for other therapists seeking to deepen and enriching their work with object relation concepts.
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Sometimes we experience our upset as disproportionately large compared to how much we think we should be suffering. This may be in part because we are living with a memory of a time when we were much younger and much smaller with a very big load to carry.