Kaiser, Don't Deny

Patients need access to consistent, reliable mental health services

Home  |  Kaiser Patient Stories  |  Therapists’ Campaign  |  Legislation  |  Media Coverage  |  Patient Resources  |  Share Your Patient Story

Kaiser Patient Stories

Developing a bond with a therapist is very important

Published Saturday, March 30, 2019

I was only able to see a therapist once every six weeks. If the therapist or I were sick on the day of the appointment, I’d have to wait another six weeks to see her –that means the time lapse would be three months. Kaiser encouraged me to try group therapy, but there were certain things I didn’t want to share in a group. Also, developing a bond with a therapist is very important, and you can’t build that under these conditions. I finally found another agency that provides low cost support.

Los Angeles