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What To Expect From A Therapy Consultation In NYC

Scheduling a therapy consultation is the first step on your mental health journey, and for many, the first session can be a little nerve-racking! That’s why we’re sharing what to expect from your therapy consultation with Looking Glass Psychology. The more information you have, the more confident you’ll be entering your consultation. Our goal is to help you live your best life. A life where you’re working towards your goals, fostering healthy relationships, and are confident in yourself. It’s your life, and finding the right therapist is a great first step in achieving your goals! We’re glad you’re here, and if you have any further questions, feel free to get in touch.

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Finding The Right Therapist For You

One of the primary goals of your consultation will be finding the right therapist for you. Whether you’re looking for a female therapist in NYC, an LGBTQ+ therapist, a therapist specializing in CBT therapy, or simply unsure who might best support you, we’re here to help! We’ll ask you questions about your goals, what’s been going on in your life, and get to know you a bit better. This will help us match you with one of our highly trained therapists who can best support you.

Set Mental Health Goals

Another goal of your consultation will be to begin setting some mental health goals. This may seem daunting, but our therapists are here to help guide you and make the process as easy as possible. We’ll ask you questions about the challenges that you’re facing that brought you in and what you hope to achieve through therapy. From there, we’ll work with you to set realistic and achievable goals.

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Preparing For Your First Session

In addition to finding the right therapist and setting some goals, your consultation will also be a time to prepare for your first session. We’ll go over the logistics of therapy, what you can expect from your first session, and answer any questions that you may have. If you have further questions, contact us!

What To Expect From Your First Therapy Session

Your first session will be tailored to your specific needs and goals, but we want you to know what to expect in general. In your first session, you’ll have the opportunity to share anything that’s been going on in your life that’s been troubling you. This is a safe space for you to share whatever is on your mind, and our therapist will be there to listen and offer support. You’ll also begin to work on setting some goals for therapy and developing a plan to achieve them.

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Therapy Created For You

At Looking Glass Psychology, we believe that therapy should be created specifically for you. That’s why finding the right therapist is so important! We’ll work with you to create a tailored treatment plan that meets your specific needs and goals. Therapy is a unique space where you can reflect on your problems and share healing conversations. It’s a space to transform your sense of self and the way that you move through the world and form relationships with others. You are a unique person with unique needs, and we’re here to help you find the right therapist to form a therapeutic relationship that helps you meet your goals.

If you’re ready to take the first step on your mental health journey, Looking Glass Therapy is here for you. You have our support, and we’re dedicated to helping you improve your wellbeing! If you haven’t scheduled a consultation yet, contact us today to find a time that works for you. We look forward to talking with you!

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