What makes a good therapist?

Finding someone you can build a rapport with and can trust with personal details as well as a host of emotions is vital.

Your chosen therapist should ideally possess the following qualities:

  • A sophisticated set of interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to build trust, understanding and belief from the client.
  • The ability to make a connection with the client.
  • An understanding of the client’s condition.
  • Has a treatment plan and allows it to be flexible.
  • Monitors patient progress.
  • Offers hope and realistic optimism.
  • Is reflective.
  • Relies on best research evidence.
  • Continually improves through professional development.


If you would like to find out more information please call Paul Barrett on 07968 120476 or fill out the contact form below:

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