To be seen, to be heard, and to be understood.
frequently asked questions
A problem shared is half solved therefore, therapy has proven to be an integral part of promoting psychological wellbeing. Therapy allows you to share issues you are dealing with freely with no judgment.
Yes, the therapists are well trained and are bound to therapist-user confidentiality, thus the information is 100 percent protected.
Talking to your loved ones is great and can feel very supportive. However, it can be difficult to get objectivity and honesty from them as there is a form of emotional attachment. You may also be reluctant to share certain aspects with them as you may be worried about being judged or overwhelming them with your problems. It is also challenging for our loved ones to acknowledge the seriousness of a psychological problem and the best way to help. That said, talking to a professional will help with the objectivity, honesty, and non-judgmental feelings as well as helping find ways to cope and get better.
Clients have rights to the following:
- Right to privacy and confidentiality within the limits of published ethical standards and the law. The rare legal limits to confidentiality will be clearly described in your sessions.
- The right to respect from the therapist (in the way they speak to users, attending scheduled sessions on time, contacting you if scheduling changes are necessary, and giving you full attention during sessions.
- The right to ask questions about qualifications, experience, personal values, and seeking clarity on any interventions given by the therapists.
- The right to refuse any interventions and treatments given by your therapist.
- The right to choose another therapist from this platform.
There are many myths and misconceptions about therapy and it should be noted that it is for everyone who feels the need to share their thoughts with a qualified professional who will provide a well laid out plan to get you to the right state of mind.
Expect your therapist to listen to your experiences and ask you questions about your life experiences including your background, family, relationships, etc. and what you hope to achieve from the therapy sessions. Most people go for therapy once a week for 50mins to 1 hour.
Therapists are different and have different styles and approaches to therapy. However, some things are similar, such as an assessment that will help you and the therapist to familiarise yourself with each other.
The cost of therapy ranges from 1500ksh ($15) upwards depending on the qualification level of the therapist and the years of experience.
You can choose therapists based on the field of specialty, years of experience, price, and location. You will then click on the profile of the therapist that appeals most to you and their contact details will appear. This includes their email address or phone number and you can write them an email or message introducing yourself and plan your sessions accordingly.