A point to keep in mind is, the higher level of motivation you have to make changes, the more positive and potentially successful your treatment will be. The overall length of time taken for individual therapy varies widely. A client and therapist may work together for as few as six sessions or for a much longer time, depending on the client’s unique needs and personal goals for therapy. One important part of therapy is consistent attendance, as each session will build upon the previous. Returning for a follow up session at a designated point after termination is also recommended so you and your psychologist can monitor and avoid potential relapse.