Often people want to see their therapist’s notes when they become dissatisfied with their therapy and haven’t been able to resolve the problem through discussing it with the therapist. Usually, when therapy seems to be working, people don’t care what’s in their records. Whatever the reason may be for you to see your records, you have the
Your consumer attitude gets strengthened every time you remember how much you pay for services (Here are some tips on how to make therapy more affordable). This makes money a very important grounding element of every consumer-provider relationship, especially the therapist-client one, where it is very easy to lose sight of financial reality because of
Most people aren’t very concerned about the therapist’s credentials when they “shop” for a therapist and rightfully so. You can encounter PhDs, who lack basic emotional intelligence essential for their line of work, and paraprofessional counselors, whose wisdom, kindness and dedication made them highly effective therapists
Dr. Lynch, a prominent Irish psychiatrist and psychotherapist, questions the “scientific basis” of psychiatry and discusses the problem of misinformation in the Mental Health field.