You've decided to reach out for help. This decision takes courage, and it's the first step to creating a better life. Now the question is, "How do you find the right person to guide your healing?"

Choosing a therapist can be one of the most important decisions in your life, as the right therapist can assist you in removing the shackles of past hurt, and creating a life of meaning and joy. But not any therapist will do. Therapy is a partnership. It's the right combination that allows healing to take place. Therefore, it's important to learn about the different therapies and therapists before deciding.

That's where we come in: to provide a free and effective way to find the right therapist for you. Here's how it works: First, select a location preference. A list of up to 10 therapists appears. Click on a name to see a picture and read a biography of that therapist.

Next, click on the "About Therapy" button. Here you will learn about the different kinds of therapy. As the poet Rumi said, "There are thousands of ways to kneel and kiss the ground." So too, there are many ways to approach your healing. All of these therapies work; the key is to find which one will work for you. By learning about the different therapists and their counseling approaches, you'll discover which counselors are best suited to your needs.

While this does involve a bit of research, it is time well spent. Finding the right therapist is an act of self-care, and is one of the most important steps in the healing process. Your efforts today will be rewarded for years to come!