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.”