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The Misconception about Professional “Boundaries”

The subject of boundaries is very popular in therapy. This post discusses what boundaries are and some common misconception about them.

 
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Before Your First Therapy Appointment

A decision to begin therapy is a major one and could stir up quite a lot of anxiety. This post discusses what you need to know before going to your first therapy appointment.

 
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Do I Need to Get Worse Before I Get Better?

“Sometimes you get worse before you get better” is one of the cliches mostly used in psychodynamic therapy. I heard those words from my therapists every time I complained about feeling worse, and many therapy clients have heard the same idea. It might have been expressed slightly differently but it carried the same message, which is that

 
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One Type of Therapist Not To Trust

There are websites for therapy consumers with “check-lists” containing warning signs of questionable and inappropriate behaviors by therapists you should watch out for. What is and isn’t acceptable or ethical in therapy is not always based on objective sets of rules such as professional ethical code. Oftentimes, it’s a matter of opinion. I might judge ethics

 
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