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firing your therapistWhen to Fire Your Therapist  by Sara Gershen, LCSW, November 22, 2016 
I always ask new clients at the start of treatment if they have had experience with therapy before and if it was helpful.  For those who have experience with therapy, more often than not they report that it was either not helpful or the benefits were not long lasting. When asked what did not work the frequent response is, "I just didn't click with the therapist."  Conversely, when I speak to my colleagues about their work or we consult on difficult cases, we tend to put the responsibility back on the client.  ...read more

now hiringHow to Hire Your Therapist
  by Sara Gershen, LCSW and Michael Scheeringa, MD, September 19, 2016  
Businesses that build complicated projects use project management software to prioritize tasks and create step-by-step action plans.  After a team huddle both the business and the client have a clear plan of what is going to happen and when.  The client is a key participant in the huddle.  This lets the client know whether the business can handle the job and the outcomes the client should expect by the end.  Human beings are complicated projects, so why don't mental health providers approach psychotherapy the same way with clients?  ...read more

 

Metairie Clinic SaraIt's Not You, It's Me: What Makes a Good Therapist
  by Sara Gershen, LCSW, August 27, 2016
I always ask new clients at the start of treatment if they have had experience with therapy before and if it was helpful.  For those who have experience with therapy, more often than not they report that it was either not helpful or the benefits were not long lasting. When asked what did not work the frequent response is, "I just didn't click with the therapist."  Conversely, when I speak to my colleagues about their work or we consult on difficult cases, we tend to put the responsibility back on the client....read more