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Five Tips on How to Talk About Yourself in Therapy

Great little article that highlights some ways to approach the challenge of opening up to your therapist. I would also offer the idea that a foundation for these five ideas is this: think clearly about your purpose in seeking therapy – what are my goals? How will I be able to judge what getting better will look like or feel like?

Five Tips on How to Talk About Yourself in Therapy: “It’s hard to get much done in psychotherapy without talking about yourself. Yet, one of the most commonly experienced problems for people in therapy is the feeling that initiating a conversation and talking about oneself is difficult. Five things you can do to make it easier.”

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By Terry Moore

Terry Moore, MSW, LICSW is an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Omaha, NE. He provides psychotherapy and pain management to adults, often utilizing Hypnosis. He is an Approved Training Consultant - through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis [ASCH], the same body that issues his Certification in Hypnosis.