1st Talk- Fear, Judgment and shame- What is a Good Psychotherapy Session and Why? 11/12/12

How does psychotherapy work; what a psychotherapist does to create a good session. http://www.marksehl.com/psychotherapy-interventions.html Fear, judgement, shame and parent’s needs vs child’s needs. Intruding on patients, defenses are necessary, countertransference, what was former treatment like?, setting fees and frequency, what is a well conducted first session. “It is joy to be hidden and disaster not to be found”, what would you like to do when you grow up (is this a genuine question?).