Tips for starting therapy for mental health

The provider is there to support you, but you’ll need to get involved. Ask questions, ask for clarifications, and take notes, if you find it helpful. If you’re doing a form of therapy where note-taking isn’t possible, such as physical labor, which focuses on the relationship between physical sensations and the mind, enlist the help of a provider. “Ask if they can help you summarize during the last few minutes of your session,” Shabazz said. “Or have a notebook on hand and write down takeaways after you leave.”

Leave a Comment