106. Maximizing Your First Counseling Session with Carrie Bock, LPC-MHSP

Hope for Anxiety and OCD /Christian, Scrupulosity, Intrusive Thoughts, Compulsions

25-10-2023 • 20 mins

On today’s episode, Carrie delves into the importance of maximizing your first counseling session. She offers insights and tips on how to navigate your initial counseling session effectively while emphasizing the importance of building a genuine therapeutic connection.

-The importance of managing expectations and not overwhelming your first counseling session with too much information.

-How to build a good connection with your therapist right from the start.

-The significance of assessing the counselor's approach and the therapeutic environment to ensure a good fit.

-Strategies for communicating your needs, goals, and boundaries effectively with your counselor.

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