Season 5, Episode 6 – Dr Emily

Dr Emily is back in The /imperfects studio with Hugh, Ryan and Josh to deliver a slightly different, but extremely practical episode.You may not be ready to see a therapist, but even the thought of it can be really overwhelming. Where do you start? Who’s the right therapist for you? What even happens once you’re in a therapy session? And which movies or TV shows get it right? Dr Em guides us through all of that, which will hopefully help you in your journey to find the right therapy for you. Whether that be now or down the track.If you are thinking about seeking professional support, but are not sure where to start, try the below resources:

To learn more about different types of mental health professionals and find services near you, visit Beyond Blue’s Find a Mental Health Professional:

To learn more about what is Medicare rebatable, follow this link:
To learn more about counselling or to find a counsellor, visit The Australian Counselling Association:
Or, visit The Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists:
To learn more about group therapy, visit Open Ground:

For self directed workbook recommendations try:
The Mindful Self-Compassion :
The Mindful Way:
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life:

The Imperfects is not a licensed mental health service and is not a substitute for professional mental health advice, treatment or assessment. The advice given in this episode is general in nature, but if you’re struggling, please see a health care professional, or call Lifeline on 13 11 14.