Advice For a Therapist Doing Her First Therapy Session

Here’s my advice for a therapist with perfectionist tendencies who was preparing for her first therapy session. The full question, answered during a recent Q&A call I hosted for Uncommon Practitioners course delegates and UPTV members was:

“Do you have any advice for a therapist doing her first session, especially if that person, intellectually, is aware of her perfectionist tendencies? I feel like I’m learning tennis again but I’m thinking about too many parts of the game at once, so I miss the simplest forehand!”

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