Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist on Oct 11, 2018 in Mood and Feelings
Clients often call asking to make a “new patient appointment,” though I never use the term "patient" when talking about the individuals who work with me. Let’s talk about the impact of words on the therapeutic relationship and how that relationship manifests in my own practice.
All too often a client thinks the therapist is going to do all the work. After all, you’re paying them, why should you have to put in any labor?