Sample Questions for Your Potential Mental Health Provider


1.     What is your area of expertise?

2.     What specific approach will you use to treat my issues?

3.     What if therapy doesn’t work?

4.     What is your education, license, and experience?

5.     If requested by me, will you consult with my priest or spiritual father? What if I don’t want you to talk to my priest?

6.     What happens if I run into you at church or a church event?

7.     What if we know the same people? Will this affect confidentiality? Will they know I’m coming to you for therapy?

8.     Are you open to praying with your clients?

9.     Do you take __________insurance? What are your fees?