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Does the Sex or Gender of the Therapist Matter?

Does the Sex or Gender of the Therapist Matter? • Category: Therapy FAQs Often, people’s fears about therapy revolve around the therapist or the development of a healthy, lasting relationship with a new therapist. It’s common to have some worry or confusion about...

What Do I Do if I Don’t Like My Therapist When I Meet Him or Her?

What Do I Do if I Don’t Like My Therapist When I Meet Him or Her? • Category: Therapy FAQs Trust is essential to establishing a good connection with your therapist. Without trust, your therapy may never be as effective as you hope for. If you meet your therapist and...

How Long Does Therapy Last?

We live in a fast-paced world where time seems like it is always in short supply. If you are beginning therapy or considering it, you probably want to know how long it is going to take before what you are experiencing and seek to resolve is worked out. The simple...

How Much Does Therapy Cost?

If you decide to find a therapist for a mental health concern or other reason, cost will be a factor in your decision. Below, therapists discuss the factors that affect the cost of therapy and some considerations you should make when weighing the cost of therapy in...

What Will Happen in my First Therapy Session?

Many people who have never participated in a therapy session wonder what it will be like. Will the therapist ask you a lot of questions about your feelings? Will he or she ask you to discuss your fears? Will you have to talk about your childhood? The truth is that...

What Exactly Does Therapy Accomplish?

Therapy can be a wonderful tool to help people live happy, fulfilling lives. Therapy addresses a wide range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and grief, but therapy can also be used for purposes other than immediate mental health concerns. For...

I’m Nervous about Starting Therapy; Is That Normal?

If you are considering therapy, or if you are about to have your first therapy session, you may be nervous, skeptical, or downright frightened about starting. Most people have a natural fear of the unknown, which may be contributing to your feelings. These mental...

How to Choose the Best Therapist or Counsellor for You

It’s easy to find a counsellor but perhaps more difficult to know if you’ve found the best one for you. There are a number of questions you can ask that will help you to choose a counsellor. This short article outlines 14 of these questions, in no particular order...

Child and Adolescent Issues

Children and adolescents, or teens, build social skills and emotional intelligence as they grow. These things often lead to healthy, happy lives. But some kids have emotions or behave in ways that disrupt their well-being. Learning about children's mental health...

Chaplaincy Reflective Supervision

LightHouse Counselling & Therapy WA provides Chaplaincy Reflective Supervision. This involves meeting with you every 4 – 8 weeks in a safe confidential space to reflect on your ministry, to get encouragement, support and to gain a broader perspective on situations...

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