Tips for Choosing a Psychotherapist:
The Importance of Interviewing a Referred Therapist

Even though a therapist may come highly recommended and has many years of experience helping countless others, he or she still may not be the best match for you or your needs. It is essential that you feel comfortable with the person whom you will inevitably entrust with your personal stories, deepest secrets and/or greatest fears. Take some time to interview a few different therapists if you can. You have a right to ask questions and make an informed choice. The next sections will provide helpful suggestions for how to go about interviewing a perspective therapist.