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    Telling Someone What To Look For In A Therapist Can Be A Mistake

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MainerMikeBrown, Oct 1, 2014.

    Many with psychiatric issues decide to seek help from a qualified therapist in order to learn how to cope with emotionally difficult times that life can sometimes throw at them.

    So what should you look for in a therapist?

    The thing is, telling someone which therapist to see is sort of like telling someone who to marry.

    Take me, for example. I like a shrink that has a lot to say. However, many others would rather see a counselor who is more of a listener.

    Hence, anyone who seeks a psychotherapist should stick with a therapist who is a good fit for them.
     
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    especially if you put a space in the middle of therapist
     
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    Unfortunately, even that may be dangerous advice. Hopping from therapist to therapist often ends up with a "comfortable" choice rather than one who will not let the client coast.
     
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    I agree. I think the proof of a good therapist is not whether you like them or enjoy the session, but whether they actually help. And sometimes that means they make you do stuff you don't like.
     
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    oh hey gratuitous rape joke! how witty and clever and original! ahahahaha hahahahahaha hahahaha ha
     

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