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View Poll Results: How often do you see your therapist?
twice a week 10 18.87%
once a week 24 45.28%
every other week 7 13.21%
other 12 22.64%
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Unread 07-02-2011, 09:01 AM   #1
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How often do you see your therapist? Twice a week, once a week, every other week, other
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Unread 07-02-2011, 09:02 AM   #2
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Default Re: How often do you see your therapist?

Generally, once a week. But if I'm not doing well I see him more often. On occasion we space them about a couple of weeks, but he generally likes to see me every week.
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Unread 07-02-2011, 09:10 AM   #3
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For a while I was going twice a week and would like to return to that some day.
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Unread 07-02-2011, 09:23 AM   #4
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Default Re: How often do you see your therapist?

After my first session she said she would like to see me once a week. But with the followign week being the 4th of July, I had to wait 2 weeks. But, I think it is going to be once a week.
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Unread 07-02-2011, 10:35 AM   #5
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I see her once a week, except i don't see her the first week of the month because of money issues. So I guess I should have voted "other" but I voted once a week.
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I voted "other" for every 3-4 weeks. Although the last little while we have switched to every 1-2 weeks because we are doing some hard work that needed greater continuity. But I think of 3-4 weeks as my typical right now. I used to be once a week, then every other week. It has lengthened with time and less need.
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Twice a week, usually on Mondays and Fridays. It works well for me. I used to wish I could see him three times a week when it was hard to maintain the connection but there were a few times when he had to schedule me on Monday and Wednesday, or Wednesday and Friday, and I realized that having just one day between sessions didn't give me enough time to recover and feel ready for the next session. I still prefer that over having only one session during weeks when he has a day or two off, but I wouldn't want M/W or W/F to be my regular schedule.
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Weekly - and I get into trouble if I ask for less than this...not sure why?
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Weekly - and I get into trouble if I ask for less than this...not sure why?
It could be individual (that your T thinks you really need the weekly therapy at this time in your life), or a general philosophy of your T. My daughter's T likes all her clients to come weekly. She doesn't like it when my daughter doesn't stick to her preferred method of doing therapy. My daughter likes to vary the interval of therapy depending on her need. So they have a bit of an ongoing "battle" on this.
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I used to see mine once a month, sometimes once every 6 weeks...
Too many other things going on, and he was a CBT person
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