Individual Therapy

McLean Counseling Center

How Does Individual Therapy Work?

Whether you’re seeking help for a diagnosed mental health condition or aren’t sure what’s wrong, our therapists can help. Seek individual therapy in Arlington, VA.

Common Reasons to Seek Therapy:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep problems
  • Work stress
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Coping with difficult life transitions
  • LGBT issues
  • Gendered issues

What to Expect When Starting Individual Therapy

The first step when seeking therapy is establishing a good working relationship with your therapist. During the first few sessions, you and your therapist will lay the groundwork for the rest of your time together. Together you’ll discuss your needs, the issues you’re hoping to address in therapy, and will create an environment of safety and trust.

After laying the groundwork, you and your therapist will work together to set goals, discuss strategies, and identify resources you can use to tackle the issues you’re looking to address. As the patient, you should feel empowered to set the pace and tone of your sessions.

Our team takes an eclectic approach to mental health. Your therapist may combine different modalities of therapy. They may also suggest components of Eastern medicine as well as Western medicine, combining the best of both schools of thought.

How to Choose the Right Therapist
Finding the right therapist for you is a personal and subjective process. But it’s also a key part of setting yourself up for success in therapy.

You may be more comfortable with a therapist of a specific gender, age group, or other demographic. Choose a therapist who you feel comfortable with so you can focus on your personal goals.

Finding the right therapist can be a daunting task that involves some trial-and-error. Our team of diverse professionals can help you find the right fit.

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