Studies have shown that the type of therapy the therapist uses is not as important as the relationship you build together. Trust in a healthy established relationship between you and your therapist is vital to help you work on resolving the problems in your life. It is, therefore, important to find a therapist with whom you feel it is safe to share your innermost thoughts and feelings . In psychotherapy, you intentionally make yourself deeply vulnerable to another human being. Being consciously vulnerable is always a frightening position to be in but it is necessary if you are begin the process of healing yourself and finding the sense of inner self-assurance.
Obviously, if you are to make yourself so vulnerable, you must feel safe. Unfortunately the more troubled or stressed out you are, the more difficult it can be to decide just where you do feel safe and comfortable. So I have put together a short guide on how to choose your therapist. This is based on many years of professional experience and discussions with other professional, full-time therapists.