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how would i ever know if my therapist is there for me?

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Dr. Randy Carrin
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Available therapist: It's unclear from your question whether you intend to ask whether your therapist will be there for you emotionally or physically. If it's the latter, check with him/her about office hrs, emergencies, on call policies. Also discuss whatever concerns you might have about him/her not being there for you. This might be a needed component of your therapy re: possible reject and/or abandonment issues.

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