How do I know if a Psychologist is right for me?

It is important there be a good match between you and your psychologist. You can obtain an initial impression by asking a few questions when you first contact the psychologist by phone. Some questions you might ask could be:

If you feel that you can only form an impression by meeting the psychologist in person, ask him or her if you can come by for about 20 minutes to get acquainted. Some clients prefer to interview a few psychologists in person before deciding whom to work with. It is important that you feel comfortable so you can do the work you need to do.


British Columbia Psychological Association