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Beginners Guide To Identifying A New Therapist

Beginners Guide To Identifying An Effective New Therapist

Seeking a new therapist for yourself or your child can be a daunting task.  No one wants to engage in a false start, where it feels like ‘starting from square one’ after spending weeks or months working with a provider.  At the same time, holding out for the ‘perfect therapist’ can increase frustration and time spent waiting for therapy to begin.  The guide below will identify 6 steps to help identify important factors in finding a new therapist for yourself or your child.  Check out or download the inforgraphic below to share with others.

Beginners Guide To Identifying A New Therapist


Jim Holsomback

Jim Holsomback (MA; ABT) is the director of clinical outreach for McLean Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and program director for Triad Adolescent Services, located in Lexington, Massachusetts. He has more than 20 years of experience working with adolescents and families struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use disorders and self-injury. Jim has a vast amount of experience teaching and supporting families struggling to identify ways to establish effective family systems as well as presenting in regional and national trainings and conferences on topics such as contingency management, digital and substance dependence and supporting parents of preteens and adolescents struggling with self-harm & suicidality.


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