Many people who encounter relationship difficulties and consider individual counseling to address these issues are unsure of whether this process will be beneficial to them. You may wonder, “How can I know who is the right relationship counselor for me?”
This questionnaire is designed to help you determine whether individual relationship counseling with a therapist at Long Island Psychology, utilizing the approach of DEL (see the Our Approach page), can be helpful to you.
Relationship counseling for individuals may be helpful to people with various types of relationship needs. This may include those who are seeking to establish more satisfying interactions, those seeking to reduce anxiety in social situations, those seeking to overcome loss or damage to a relationship, singles looking for to find a partner with whom they can have a healthy relationship, and those who are in a committed relationship but need to resolve issues separately from their partner. No matter what relationship issues you are facing, if you want to establish healthier relationships with others, you must work towards being a healthier individual.
Therefore the focus of your treatment will be on becoming aware of the issues that are interfering with your ability to establish and maintain healthy relationships and the corrective behaviors you can adopt to improve your functioning.
The following questions are samples of the types of issues that may be explored during the evaluation process.
Answering these questions may provide you with a window into the treatment process at Long Island Psychology. A customized treatment plan will be developed based on the particular relationship issues you are experiencing.
For each statement, check the appropriate response. Note that not every statement applies to every relationship. Please check N/A if the statement is not applicable to you.