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Your Authentic Self: As a Therapist


Social media can be a great way to connect with people. It’s also a great way to share your authentic self with others. You may be wondering how this could possibly apply as a therapist, but it’s important to be authentic in every area of life—including our work as therapists!

What does “Authentic” mean?

When I talk about being authentic, I’m talking about being genuine and real. Authentic means you don’t mask who you are by pretending to be something that you’re not. Instead, it means being true to yourself at all times.

You can do this by knowing what your values are and making decisions based on them—even if it may seem difficult or inconvenient in the short term. By doing this, your actions become an expression of who you really are as a person instead of reacting automatically based on what other people want from you.

What does Authenticity have to do with Social Media?

Social media is a place where people can be as authentic as they want to be. In fact, there are times when it may feel like you are more authentic on social media than you are in person. And that’s ok! It’s important to embrace who you truly are and allow yourself to show it through your posts and interactions on social media.

Being authentic will help build brand loyalty with your audience and make them feel connected to your content. This can also help create trust between the consumer and business owner, leading to success within the industry at large.

Why is Authenticity Important as a Therapist?

Being your authentic self as a therapist is important for many reasons. Your clients will believe you, relate to you, and trust you more if they know that the therapy you’re providing is coming from a genuine place. You can be more effective at helping them because they’ll be able to see that what you’re saying is coming from your heart and not just some textbook knowledge handed down by another therapist. They’ll remember who you are better because of it too! And finally, being authentic makes it easier for other people to relate to us – which means more referrals!

How to be Authentic on Social Media.

Authenticity is the most important thing in life. It’s what makes you feel like you can be your true self, and it forms a foundation for everything else (friendships, relationships, careers). We know that being authentic is a good thing. But how do we do it? How do we live authentically? And how does being authentic relate to living a meaningful life?

The first step is to accept yourself as you are right now. This means accepting the good and bad parts of yourself without judgment or criticism. Acceptance doesn’t mean that you won’t work on improving certain aspects of your personality—it just means not beating yourself up about these things until they become an ingrained part of who you are. Your authentic self will grow from there!


We hope this blog post was helpful and informative. If you want to learn more about authenticity, there are many resources on our website.

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