The Rules of Confidentiality in Psychotherapy

The Rules of Confidentiality in Psychotherapy
Given the recent implementation of new EU data storage regulations and GDPR, this would be the right moment to remind everyone about the principles of confidentiality in psychotherapy in general and in my practice specifically. Some clients study this section of the contract very carefully, while others just glance over it while ticking mentally: “I agree”. I understand that this is every person’s own choice, but I feel it is important for me to explain my...

What is Supervision, and Why Would Anyone Need It?

What is Supervision, and Why Would Anyone Need It?
To be perfectly frank, the concept of supervision is a relatively new one for me. It may seem strange, but I never came across this term when I was studying psychology basics at university. Once I finally learned about the practice of supervision, I sighed with relief. Everything had come together for me, and my perception of psychotherapy changed from an unsteady, risky practice into an almost exact science.So, who is a supervisor? Simply put, this sp...

How to Choose a Psychotherapist?

How to Choose a Psychotherapist?
My friends and acquaintances often ask me to advise them on finding a psychotherapist, and I understand that the topic of choosing a psychotherapist will always remain relevant for those who seek support and assistance.If you really think that you need psychotherapy, it can be difficult to make a decision when looking for a specialist. Of course, you can the easiest thing and click on the first link in a Google search, or, as my friends do, ask someone...