The road to licensure isn’t easy.
Between seeing clients for free or sliding scale, paying a supervisor, and working elsewhere to pay your bills, you may not have the money to see a fully-licensed practitioner for the standard market rate of psychotherapy. The sliding scale option to see a practicum student or another intern counselor to work on “your stuff,” doesn’t feel right, either.
For someone working to become a therapist, it makes sense that firsthand experience as a client WITH a fully-licensed therapist would be most appropriate. I wish I’d been able to afford quality work with an experienced therapist while I was working on my hours. And the work I did with a licensed therapist while I was in grad. school was invaluable.
So I want to make therapy more accessible to provisionally-licensed counselors, therapists and social workers.
If you are working on your hours and you want help with the deeper stuff that comes up for you in sessions, stuff that’s not appropriate to get into in supervision. Or if you know you need to work out some issues in your past that you haven’t ever gotten to address. Or maybe you just want the empathy of knowing what it is like to be in the client’s seat. 50-minute sessions are $85 for provisionally-licensed counselors who are working on their hours.
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