Psychotherapy provides a safe and confidential environment in which to explore your feelings and reflect on thinking and behaviours. This is achieved by developing a trusting therapeutic relationship with your therapist and committing to the process.
Psychotherapy can be an exciting adventure to discover new or forgotten aspects of yourself or it might be something suggested to you by a friend or professional in order to deal with a particular issue in your life. Talk to your therapist about what you need and use the first few sessions to establish between you whether or not you can work together. A good psychotherapist will welcome this approach. All psychotherapists should have clinical supervision to maintain proper working practices. Ask your therapist about this.