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Elite Daily – 6 tips for finding the right therapist when you simply have no idea where to begin

Finding it difficult to find the therapist that best suits you? Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., weighs in on tips that will help you find the perfect one

Let’s say you’ve met with a potential therapist and agreed to a traditional session. Even though your first impression was a good one, sitting in an actual session with them might not be what you were expecting or hoping. If that’s the case, don’t feel like you have to continue seeing this doctor.

“I always tell people that trying out therapists is like trying on a pair of jeans,” doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., tells Elite Daily. “You know when they fit and it feels good. Every practitioner has a different style, personality and training that all combines into whether or not you feel this is a good fit.”

In other words, you wouldn’t buy a pair of jeans that were too tight or too baggy, would you? Thank your therapist for their time, and move on.

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