Q: Why did you decide to go to therapy?
A: “Because there are things in my life I want to change and I did not find the strength in myself to do it”
Q: What issues were/are you struggling with?
A: “Lack of assertiveness, Inability to stay on my own, Depression”
Q: What type of therapy did you choose and why (orientation, frequency, long/short term)?
A: “I have started seeing my therapist once every fortnight and it will be long term”
Q: What was most important to you when choosing a therapist?
A: “Someone that does not judge me and makes me feel welcome to talk and serene”
Q: What did you find most helpful about the experience?
A: “I have slowly started to find my own voice; she links facts of my life and makes me understand why I am doing certain things”
Q: What was most difficult?
A: “Opening up when feeling either most down or when I feel like I’ve reached a balance”
Q: What happens during your therapy session?
A: “We usually discuss how my week has been and how I feel, then digress into any topics”
Q: Have you noticed positive changes in your life since you started?
A: “Yes and no”
Q: Are you still struggling with the issues that initially brought you to therapy?
A: “Yes, although I feel more in control of them”
Q: Finally, would you recommend it to other people facing similar issues? A: “Absolutely, it’s really good support.”