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Why You Should Google Your Therapist (and What to Look for)

One of the most endearing aspects of the book, “Maybe You Should Talk To Someone” by Lori Gottlieb was, in my opinion, the fact that as a therapist, she fell into many of the same pitfalls us non-therapists do with regards to her own therapist. She wondered if she was boring him, worried if he liked her and was curious about his life outside of the therapy room. So, she did what most of us do when we are curious about someone — she Googled him. While she took a deep dive into the internet to find anything and everything she could out about him and then had some regrets about it, I’d argue doing some basic searching about your therapist on the internet is not only “normal,” it’s necessary.

Let me preface this by saying, I’m not suggesting

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