Have you ever wondered how to get the most out of being in therapy? Or do you just show up and do your thing?
What most people don’t realize is that what you do in your session has a HUGE impact on how much you get out of it. This not about making your therapist happy, though if you follow my suggestions here you will make your therapist very happy if she’s good, and not so happy if he’s not so good! It’s about you’re getting to a much better place in your life with the minimum of delay.
OK, then. To get the most out of your therapy session, FIRST spend some time before hand thinking about what you want to get out of it. Imagine the session is over and you’re walking out the door. What would you like to have that you don’t have now? A solution to some problem? An answer to a question? A way to feel better about something? A way to be more effective at something? A way to tell someone something? Do you want help making a decision? Some clarity about some problem area in your life?
It’s up to you. But I’ll tell you this: (more…)