Initial Appointment


It may be helpful to think about some of the questions below in preparation for your initial appointment;

  • What are your reasons for seeking psychological services at this time?
  • What is causing difficulties in your life?
  • When did the problem start?
  • Under what circumstances does it occur?
  • How long does it last?
  • Has it occurred before?
  • What makes it worse or better?
  • What are the biggest barriers to a more satisfying life?
  • What would be happening in your life that is not happening currently?
  • What do you hope to learn?
  • What gives you hope?
  • What are your strengths?
© 2015 DR. LAURA A. NICHOLS, PH.D., C. PSYCH.