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Psychotherapist aren’t paid to be nice to you

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy There is no basis in the myth often seen in literature that you pay a psychotherapist to be nice to you and care for…

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Myth : Psychotherapists have ready-made solutions for all of life’s problems.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy Psychotherapists have ready-made solutions for all of life’s problems.What is important in establishing the therapist-client alliance is not what the therapist thinks is important…

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Psychotherapist shares his advice for dealing with lockdown anxiety

https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/kerre-mcivor-mornings/audio/kyle-macdonald-psychotherapist-shares-his-advice-for-dealing-with-lockdown-anxiety/

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Myth – Psychotherapists make clients feel immediately better after each session.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy This scenario might be convenient for a storyline, but nothing is further from the truth. Clients are not cars, and therapists aren’t mechanics. Clients…

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Myths – Psychotherapists believe that the personality is cemented by age five

The belief that you can’t teach old dogs new tricks is perhaps the biggest myth of all. When you read a novel in which a…

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Myth : Psychotherapy can solve problems in one or two sessions.

While convenient for the novel or television show to have a character “fixed” in a session or two, it doesn’t work that way in real…

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Myth: Psychotherapists blame a client’s problem on their upbringing.

Despite the theatric antics of Dr. Phil, a well-trained therapist doesn’t blame or shame. They don’t blame clients or their parents. They bring an objective,…

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Common Myths About Therapy

Psychotherapists have ready-made solutions for all of life’s problems. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy What is important in establishing the therapist-client alliance is not what the therapist thinks is…

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Myth : Psychotherapy is mostly just talk.

Therapy isn’t passive. Scenes in novels and TV shows where therapists just listen to clients vent, nod their heads in approval, and mirror back the…

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Creating a safe space for a client

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-right-mindset/202005/10-common-myths-about-therapy Trained clinicians know that the arrangement and distance between them and the client are critical for a safe and workable therapeutic alliance. Psychological or…

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