Phase 3:  Moving away from treatment

Eventually, you will become comfortable managing your life as it currently stands.

As you consider ending treatment, we will 

  • Evaluate your original symptoms
  • Review treatment gains and identify your refined coping skills
  •  Consider whether or not you want to develop new goals
  • Make a plan for you to maintain treatment gains without ongoing therapy


Termination Sessions

While it is not mandatory, I always recommend ending treatment with a termination session(s). This final time together allows you to reflect on the growth that you have made, make a plan for how you will apply this on your own, address questions about maintenance of therapeutic gains (referrals, possible booster sessions), and processing the end of the therapeutic relationship.