The sign-up process…Betterhelp Forum…
From there, you’ll be asked a series of questions in a consumption questionnaire about your gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and relationship status. In detailing your sexual orientation, you are provided the choices of directly, gay, lesbian, bi/pan, “Prefer not to state”, “Questioning”, queer, asexual, “I do not know”, and “Other”.
Interestingly enough, users will discover below this question in the kind a highlighted reality: “Therapists on the platform have varied backgrounds. You’ll have the ability to ask for a Christian therapist if required”. Throughout the intake questionnaire, if you answer that your religious beliefs is Christian, you will be asked “Would you like to be matched with a Christian-based therapist?”
If you answer that you recognize with a various religious beliefs, you won’t get asked if you want to match with a therapist of that faith. I attempted answering this concern 3 times, each time saying I was from a different religion, and never ever got that same follow-up.
After the concerns about your identity and spiritual association, you will be asked to finish questions about your psychological health history, such as whether you have actually ever remained in therapy prior to and what led you to therapy today. Options for what led you to therapy consist of “I’ve been feeling depressed”, “My state of mind is disrupting my job/school efficiency”, “I am mourning”, and 10 other options. Then, you will be asked what your expectations are from your therapist, such as a therapist who listens, explores your past, teaches your brand-new abilities, designates you homework, and more.
The platform will ask you to rank your existing physical health and eating habits from good, fair, and poor.
It will ask you if you are experiencing frustrating sadness or anxiety. Following this, there will be a couple of concerns from the Client Health Survey, or the PHQ-9, an assessment utilized to evaluate for depression.
You will be asked if you are currently employed in addition to how frequently you drink alcohol. Other screening concerns towards completion include if you have any problems with intimacy and when the last time you thought of suicide was– if ever.