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Monday, November 25, 2013

Initial Session Price Tag—$150? Or Free?

Will that be cash or credit?

By Sharon Anderson and Mitchell Handelsman
The Ethical Therapist
Originally published on August 14, 2013

The initial meeting between potential clients and psychotherapist is of critical importance [Anderson & Handelsman, in press]. Shopping for the right therapist is an important investment in time and money. Before making a commitment to the relationship, the potential client needs some answers to important questions. In prior blog posts, where we talked about shopping for a psychotherapist and what to look for, we suggested questions potential clients can ask therapists to help make good decisions and ultimately answer the question, “Is this therapist the right therapist for me?” In this entry we tackle the issue of the ethics of charging money for the first session.

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