|Robert Taibbi, LCSW|
This is because most people drop out of therapy after only one session! Furthermore, on average, people go for a total of 5 to 8 sessions. This suggests that we need to start doing something differently during our first meetings with prospective clients [as well as perhaps in subsequent ones].
To increase my chances of getting things right with clients from the beginning, I listened to Robert Taibbi, LCSW's informative talk on "Making First Sessions Count" from the 2013 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium.
Below is an infographic (my first!) summarizing some of the key take-aways from Robert's talk.