We’re often used to doing multiple things at once when we have our phones in our hands or our computers in front of us. Before you start your therapy session it’s a good idea to close all your browsers, turn off notifications and pop everything on silent.
Think about where you sit
This might sound finicky, but it can help to give thought to where you sit. Ideally you want to mimic the way that you would sit with your therapist face to face – so not looking up to them or looking down on them – sitting at the same level, so to speak.
Create some space before and after your session
You’ll get more out of your therapy session if you give yourself a few minutes to settle before you get started with your session. Allow time to transition from your work, socialising or parenting.
It can also be useful after your session to give yourself some space for things to settle before moving onto the next part of your day. Some people even find it helpful to set some time aside to go for a little walk afterwards.