If you are addicted to alcohol, prescription medications, or illicit drugs, opening up to a therapist may feel daunting.
Many different types of therapy can be transformative for those trapped in the cycle of substance abuse. To get the most from the process, though, it is vital to choose a therapist you can trust. According to APA (American Psychological Association), the relationship that you form with your therapist is one of the most important elements of psychotherapy.
This guide will help you to choose the right therapist for your circumstances, your addiction, and any co-occurring mental health disorders.