The purpose of the first meeting, often referred to as
first interview, is to get to know each other and to decide whether we can imagine working together. Possibly it will extend to a second appointment. We will discuss expectations,
current life situation, realistic goals, fears, and other related topics.
This is also the opportunity for me to present myself and the way I am working with my clients. Then we could decide if there is a match for us to be working together.
As a psychotherapist, I am obliged to keep all content fully confidential.
Length and frequency of meetings, as well as the mean of communication (online or in person), is to be decided individually. For psychotherapy to be effective, I recommend frequency of twice a week. Psychotherapy should normally be given around a year to enable lasting change.