I gave a talk last week to the pre-doctoral internship class at Pace University’s counseling center on how to get started in private practice. All across the country little groups like this are running the last miles of the marathon that is doctoral training: internship, dissertation, post-doc hours, license exam. For many who aspire to become a psychologist, private practice is the ultimate destination. Yet seldom in doctoral training is anyone taught what to do once they reach that destination.
No shortage of psychotherapists exists in New York City. Choosing a therapist who matches your needs can be a daunting task, particularly at a time when feeling stressed. A compilation of resources to inform your decision follows.