Tips for Choosing a Psychotherapist:
Introduction: Are You Looking for a Therapist?

Are you looking for a psychotherapist to help you with your personal concerns?

Finding a good therapist can be quite a challenge all by itself! As a therapist in private practice, I've talked with many people over the years who have found this to be true. With perhaps a few thousand psychotherapists practicing in Boulder County alone, where does one begin? What's the difference between a psychotherapist, a social worker, a psychologist, and a psychiatrist? How important are one's credentials, license, personality, or practice orientation? What should you expect when interviewing a recommended therapist?

This article is designed to help you answer these questions and concerns.

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