If you’re in therapy, it is important that your therapist is a good fit for you. During my time as a therapist, I have spoken to many people who have continued to attend sessions with therapists that they weren’t comfortable with. When they couldn’t take it anymore, they just abandoned their therapy altogether, which is not recommended. There is nothing wrong with wanting to change therapists, but there is a way to go about it.
If your therapist isn’t a good fit for you or something happens that leaves your therapeutic relationship irretrievably broken, don’t ignore that. Here’s what a client should do if they are considering changing therapists.