The initial appointment takes between 45 minutes and 60 minutes. This time will give you are your therapist an opportunity to get to know each other better. During this session your therapist will ask you a variety of questions about your past and present experiences. The therapist will also gather information about your goals and the things you would like to work on. Your therapist will also discuss the fees for therapy, office policies, and theraputic technique. Your therapist will answer any questions you have about therapy and the work you will be doing together. At the end of the session you will have the opportunity to schedule further sessions with your therapist. If it is determined that it is not an adequate fit, your therapist will provide you with a list of other recommended therapists in the community.