• Shrinking the Stigma

    Why do people go to therapy?

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com What are some reasons people go to therapy? I will write another, richer, blog post about this – but in the meantime, I thought…

  • Shrinking the Stigma

    Is finding a therapist different for unschoolers?

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com Is finding a therapist different for unschoolers?   Yes, it is. I wish it wasn’t. Unschooling is such a radically different way of thinking…

  • Shrinking the Stigma

    What is a “50 minute therapy hour?”

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com   What is a “50 minute therapy hour?” Many therapists schedule sessions for 50 minutes long. It is really a logistical function – scheduling for 50 minutes…

  • Shrinking the Stigma

    Who decides what we talk about?

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com “Who decides what we talk about in therapy?”   The short answer to this question is: you. You decide what to talk about. The long answer? It…

  • Shrinking the Stigma

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern #73122. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com “I’m trying to figure out how much it will cost, what does ‘sliding scale’ mean?” Some therapy providers will offer “sliding scale” fee agreements. This…

  • Shrinking the Stigma

    How often should I go to therapy?

    Welcome to the blog of Roya Dedeaux, Marriage and Family Therapist Intern #73122. You are reading one of the posts in my “Shrinking the Stigma” series – where I will answer questions people have about the logistics and process of therapy. Because of its confidential nature, we tend to shroud the therapy process in so much mystery! My blog attempts to dispel that mystery and make it easier for you to use it as the wonderful resource it can be. Check out the other blog posts at royadedeaux.com “Okay, so I’ve found a therapist, I know I want to go… How often should I go to therapy?” You get to decide how often…