The counselor can do amazing things when you find the right one for you. Finding the right counselor for Short-term stress (also called ‘Kortvarig stress’ in Danish) is an investment of time that will pay big advantages. But where do you start looking for a counselor?

There are many answers to that question and some are better than others. It is wise to start with counselor criteria for who you are looking for. This will help eliminate the "hit and miss" game that often comes with finding a counselor.

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Here's a sample of criteria to help you get started in finding the right counselor for you:

  • Compile a list of websites and other resources where you can search for a counselor
  • Deciding what form (s) of therapy will suit you best so that you can narrow your search
  • Ask friends and family if they know or recommend any reputable counselor
  • Create a list of questions to ask when you have narrowed down your search to only a few

When you are looking for a counselor, keep in mind sifting through the endless phone book and a website or search engine listings may take some time.

Narrow your search further by using your location as a starting point and then build from there by adding the style of therapy that you want, whether you prefer a male or female rates and what they charge.