The Essential Companion to Talking Therapy - Everything You Need to Know about the Therapy Journey

Author(s): Karin Blak


Therapy can be life-changing, but it can also be challenging, even confusing, at times. This book clarifies common misconceptions and questions about therapy, helping you make the most of your therapeutic experience. Therapy is a vital part of millions of people's lives around the world. But what therapy is, and how it works, is mysterious to most of us. Karin Blak, an award-winning therapist, believes that every person seeking or in therapy should be empowered to make decisions about their own journey. This is her definitive guide to understanding talking therapies - a gentle companion to the therapeutic experience from the moment of seeking therapy all the way through to the last session, and beyond. This empathetic and practical book will help you: Find the appropriate type of therapy and the right therapist for you, Prepare for your first session and manage your expectations, Understand what therapists do and how they themselves are supervised, Be aware of when a therapist is overstepping boundaries, Recognize when you are ready to end therapy, or ready to return, Support a loved one through this emotional journey Full of sage and compassionate advice, each section contains honest commentary about the process of therapy, case studies that are relatable and applicable to real life, and encouragements to act in order to cultivate your own ideal therapeutic experience. Book jacket.


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General Fields

  • : 9781786784803
  • : Watkins Media Limited
  • : Watkins Media Limited
  • : February 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Karin Blak
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 616.8914
  • : 304