Individual Therapy is commonly referred to as one-to-one counseling.
Sessions are private meetings between the Therapist and client.
Individual Therapists use a variety of approaches to assist the client
in resolving his or her problem. Generally speaking, modern therapies
are more goal or solution oriented than in the past. The cost of
Individual Therapy has been one influence upon how long people are in
treatment. Another factor is the development of new therapy techniques,
which assist clients to quickly approach their goals.
Is Individual Therapy the
Right Treatment for You?
some questions to ask yourself before making a decision to seek
I motivated toward change and self-improvement, even if it may be hard
work and emotionally disturbing?
I willing to commit myself to attending my appointments with the
therapist and make them a priority?
I willing to do homework outside of regular sessions?
I willing to set goals for my therapy and work hard to achieve these
I willing to take responsibility for resolving my problem and not
expect the Therapist to "fix" me or others?
you can answer "yes" to all of the above questions, you may be a good
candidate for Individual Therapy. A Therapist can assist you
assessing what is the best treatment for your particular