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Often times people are hesitant to seek help because they don’t know what to expect.
The fear of the unknown can sometimes be the deciding factor in whether a person seeks counseling for depression.
Your first counseling session will be different from all other sessions. The initial visit is time for you and your counselor to get to comfortable with each other. The first session will give the both of you an idea where to proceed. Your counselor may ask you questions such as:
Remember, these are all questions that your counselor will use to better understand your situation. But counseling is only as effective as the effort you put in. In order to enhance your session and find it useful in treating depression, you need to be active.
It is important to go into your first counseling session remembering that this is a process and to keep an open mind to the value of counseling.
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