The sign-up process…The Heart Betterhelp…
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 alternatives of directly, gay, lesbian, bi/pan, “Prefer not to say”, “Questioning”, queer, asexual, “I don’t understand”, and “Other”.
Remarkably enough, users will find listed below this concern in the form a highlighted fact: “Therapists on the platform have varied backgrounds. You’ll be able to request a Christian therapist if required”. Throughout the consumption questionnaire, if you respond to that your faith is Christian, you will be asked “Would you like to be matched with a Christian-based therapist?”
Nevertheless, if you respond to that you identify with a different religious beliefs, you will not get asked if you wish to match with a therapist of that faith. I tried answering this question 3 times, each time saying I was from a different faith, and never got that exact same follow-up. That being stated, the only alternatives for “Which faith do you relate to?” include Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Other.
After the concerns about your identity and religious association, you will be asked to finish concerns about your mental health history, such as whether you have ever remained in therapy prior to and what led you to therapy today. Choices for what led you to therapy include “I have actually been feeling depressed”, “My mood is interfering with my job/school efficiency”, “I am grieving”, and 10 other options. You will be asked what your expectations are from your therapist, such as a therapist who listens, explores your past, teaches your brand-new skills, assigns you research, and more.
The platform will ask you to rate your present physical health and eating routines from excellent, fair, and bad.
It will ask you if you are experiencing frustrating sadness or depression. Following this, there will be a couple of questions from the Patient Health Questionnaire, or the PHQ-9, an assessment utilized to screen for depression.
If you are presently utilized as well as how frequently you drink alcohol, you will be asked. Other screening questions towards the end include if you have any issues with intimacy and when the last time you considered suicide was– if ever.