Did you know that the first therapy session is considered one of the most important sessions in the psychoanalytically-oriented therapeutic process? There is a saying that "the end is in the beginning" in our circles and under the right circumstances, we, psychoanalytic psychotherapists and psychoanalysts, pay special attention to those first few meetings.

Maybe that's why making it to the first appointment is also the hardest step for many people. I get plenty of inquiries about scheduling...
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