3 Steps to Find Your Ideal Therapist: How to Use Zencare

Looking for a therapist who matches your needs and is a personal fit? Zencare can help!

Here's how to maximize Zencare’s search tool to find a therapist who best fits your needs. Get started with the following three simple steps!

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1. Filter by the criteria that matter most to you

Head over to the search page for therapists near you:

Zencare’s search pages have interactive filters that let you narrow your search according to the criteria that are most important to you. You may consider:

2. Select a few profiles to view in depth

Once you’ve narrowed down your search, select a few profiles to review in closer detail. Rest assured knowing that you can’t go wrong when you choose a Zencare therapist – all of our therapists go through an extensive vetting process to ensure they use evidence-based, best-practice approaches.

Focus on finding a therapist you would feel comfortable working with by considering the following information on each profile:

3. Book free initial phone calls to find a great personal fit

Once you have an idea of which therapists you might like to work with, you can book an initial phone consultation.

Using the turquoise calendar on the top right of a therapist profile, schedule a convenient time for the therapist to call you directly and discuss if they may be the right provider for you. You can schedule a call with as many therapists as you’d like to find your best fit.

Here are some questions they may ask and you might want to prepare to answer, as well as questions you may wish to ask them.

Questions they may ask:

Questions you may want to ask:

If you still aren’t sure if you’ve found the right therapist for you or are deciding between two, it’s totally okay to set up in-person appointments with more than one therapist until you know you’ve found your match.

Now that you have a good idea of how to narrow down your therapist search, learn what to expect at your first session or read our guide to how to find a therapist.