The answer is simple- WISELY. If you decide for a consultation, do not hesitate to ask your psychologist for their qualifications- education and
experience. It will help you avoid all the “specialists” that do not have the required knowledge and competencies to work with fragile matters.
There are various approaches to psychotherapy- from the ones where all the process is in hands of the client to the ones where the control is on the side of the psychologists. They also vary when it comes to applied techniques, duration and…effectiveness. Nobody signs a life-time contract to their psychologist- you can change them anytime you want if you are unhappy with the results or the quality of the therapeutic alliance.