Therapeutic styles – how recovery is approached – differ between counselors, coaches, therapists, and other treatment professionals.
Well-trained professionals will often use a style that combines several approaches in therapeutic styles. In early recovery, the best approach is a straightforward one.
It’s vital that you receive quality treatment and that you are comfortable within your professional relationships, especially when you reach a stage of planning deeper, long-term work, the type only a licensed psychotherapist can provide. To help ensure your recovery is successful, you must be on the same wavelength with the people you work with in terms of the therapeutic style that is best for you. This may not happen overnight. Give the relationship you have with a professional time to develop, but immediately talk to the person about any concerns that may arise.