A good therapist is determined using factors such as;

Personality fit

We always find it easy to work with people with we click with, which can be a significant aspect for a successful therapy. It should be someone you are able to create a good rapport with. They should also be authentic in the sense that their sessions are full of knowledge but without making it seem as if they know everything. Furthermore, find someone you prefer and can comfortably connect with.

Virtual vs. physical

Both virtual and physical methods of therapy can be helpful in enhancing a therapy session. But it is up to you to weigh and identify a more favorable type for your condition. Remember, a physical one may involve hands-on techniques that possibly increase effectiveness of the modalities because of the specialist’s skills. But it may come with extra work, including having to fit in the therapist’s schedule and commuting. If you choose virtual, then sessions can happen at the comfort of your space.

Elena Ognivtseva
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