Finding the Right Therapist

Freud's Sofa I read this morning a post by Emily that inspired me to write about finding the right therapist. Although things had gone well for her (it seems) something wasn't right and she stopped with that therapist.

How do you know that you have found the right therapist or counsellor? Wouldn’t it be ideal to have a check-list that you can tick off when you set out to find a therapist? Sadly, it doesn’t work like that. I spent years of researching how services shape the recovery from sexual abuse; and here is what I found out:

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5th Step to Happiness: Random Acts of Kindness

Happy face Hello again! It took me a while to find my way back into writing for the blog. Even with the best intentions, sometimes life takes over and 6 weeks have passed. I better get my act together or I won't be able to finish all ten steps before the year has passed.

By the way, how is it going with the previous four steps? Are you still on track doing them regularly or did life took over for you as well? As I said before, happiness is not a thing people just have. It's a discipline! You have to work for it … and some have to work harder for it than others to compensate for 'them depressive genes'. I guess, it's a bit like brushing teeth. It's just not helping to keep plaque at bay brushing only once in a while. Twice a day, I think is the standing recommendation. There you have it!

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