Single session therapy
Therapy doesn’t have to last for years. A single-session therapy can work if you are very clear on the problem, have a specific goal in mind, are looking for some strategies to solve your problem, and there is no need for deep emotional processing. A single session can help with the following types of issues:
- how to approach a difficult conversation with someone;
- brainstorming possible solutions or ways to approach an issue;
- how to tell the kids you’re getting divorced in the healthiest way possible;
- creating a solid parenting plan after divorce or separation;
- how to express your needs in an assertive way;
- how to set boundaries with one specific person in a specific situation at home or at work
Single-session therapy will not work for deeper emotional issues such as infidelity, resolving depression and anxiety, relationship issues, or trauma as those require deeper emotional processing and that takes time.
A free consultation can determine if a single session fits your needs. I highly recommend scheduling a free 15 min consultation first to determine if a single session can benefit you.
What is single-session therapy about?
Single-session therapy is a method of therapy backed up by studies that show it can be effective in most cases. It takes a brief, solution-focused, and pragmatic approach to your problems. We will focus on the present and future. We will NOT explore any past history or dive into explanations of why the problem exists in your life or search for causes. We will work on a very specific goal, help you identify resources you can access immediately, so you can solve your problem in the most effective way and get the most out of your single session and you will leave with a concrete action plan.
Can I have more than one single-session therapy?
You absolutely can! The same principles will apply.
How long is a single-session therapy?
A single-session therapy lasts 90 minutes.
Can I switch to ongoing therapy?
Yes, you can. In this case, we will revisit your therapy goals and re-think your therapy treatment plan and the therapy approach best suited for your needs.