The fact that you’re asking this question means that you are motivated and invested in your own growth and healing. Good for you! While there is no formula to guarantee a certain outcome in therapy, there are a few things you can do to get the most out of our time together.
Show up–literally and figuratively
While it may sound simple, attending sessions regularly is essential to help you get the maximum benefit from therapy. It’s hard to make consistent progress if you can’t commit to showing up to sessions regularly.
Beyond keeping appointments, it’s also important to be present during our sessions. That means putting distractions aside and really focusing on our conversation. If that’s something you struggle with, we can teach you grounding skills to help.
Practice skills outside of session
Attending our sessions is vital. With that being said, true growth happens outside of session. Applying the skills you learn in session to real life situations will help you get the most out of our work together.
This is certainly easier said than done. However, each time you practice is an opportunity to grow. Plus, it gives us the chance to troubleshoot next session. From there, we can make adjustments to help things go even better next time.
Be honest with yourself–and with your therapist
It can be tough to face hard truths about yourself. However, that’s a big part of the therapy process. Though it can be painful in the moment, getting in touch with your genuine self will help you lead a more authentic, fulfilling life in the long run.
We’ll be here to guide you every step of the way. It can be tough to get vulnerable with yourself, let alone another person, but we’re here for the sole purpose of helping you grow. You can expect us to be totally upfront with you as well. Together, we can make sure that you reach your goals.