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How to Prepare For Your First Therapy Session

The first session of psychotherapy can set the tone for future sessions and is extremely important, as it sets the foundation for establishing a strong therapeutic relationship—a fundamental component of successful treatment. Being prepared for the first session allows for the session to run more smoothly and ensures that you can get the most out […]

Your First Therapy Session: What to Expect

People often wonder what the first session of psychotherapy is like. There are many questions that can arise when considering psychotherapy or counseling services. Understanding the goals of a typical first session can give insight into what you may expect during an initial meeting with a therapist. It is important to keep in mind that […]

What is Health Psychology?

My interest in the mind-body connection played an important role in pursuit of a career in clinical psychology. My first job after earning my undergraduate degree was at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where I worked as a research assistant on a study investigating the long-term effects of retinoblastoma (a pediatric cancer of the eye) on […]