In the first place will still be your own assessment of the psychologist. Why is "still"? Yes, simply because that really good people sufficiently large number. You can select those that have a lot of knowledge and experience. Based on them, they send the client back on track.
But there are also those who are just starting to practice. Therefore, they do not have yet the necessary experience. Despite this, they have a great desire to help people for their support. And even if sometimes their advice is not very professional sound, they can still work. And the man after a session with a psychologist feels much better.
It turns out that for a start you have to like a psychologist, both in appearance and in the process the first call. It happens that a person with a first meeting to communicate with him on any topic. And you can not even understand what it is connected.
At the first session, you can already feel the psychologist works with you. Feel how much he understands you. You have a process of comparison of expectations with reality. And again - you do conclusions.
If you do not need to constantly visit a psychologist, and just a couple of consultations, on these criteria can be and stop. Otherwise, the choice is to take more thoroughly.
Then additionally learn how to develop your psychologist. He visits various kinds of seminars and workshops, or participating in conferences. After all, who does not cultivate in their activities (especially the one who helps people councils), can be worse than a novice in this matter.
If the psychologist does not analyze their own lives (sometimes even at a reception at the same psychologist), the time will come when it will start to hang on patients their own problems.
Talk with your friends. Maybe they can help you. If you do your own searching through information posted on the Internet, do not miss anything. Most often, the sites that are on par with the proposals of psychological help even offer any charms are completely unreliable.
If you choose among private centers, then guided by those associated with the scientific work or as part of the base with large institutions. Also important and the fact that the term of operation of such a center.
Rely on your gut feeling. If you feel that this person gives you something that you could not get from the other, it really suits you.