I Am a Psychologist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 125 People

    Smooth Operator

    I'm a psychologist who has had a freaky experience with a patient who is a man with a perversion -- frotteurism (he rubs up against women on public transit, etc.). Please check out my blog The Shrink Files (www.theshrinkfiles.com).Best,Shrinkrapperu.edu
    shrinkrapper shrinkrapper
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2012

    An interesting read by Steven C.

    Hayes (developed ACT) on the use of acceptance, defusion, and values-based living as part of a smoking cessation program. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/get-out-your-mind/201504/the-mindful-geek
    love2helpu love2helpu
    31-35, M
    Apr 28, 2015

    Not. Just following the group.

    Not a psychologist but for all the ones I've seen I could be! But actually I've even been told I've taught some of them a few things! I've read a few psych books, took the college beginners course. I think my experience with it helps make me one of the sanest people...
    stufy stufy
    Jan 3

    And Want To Work As One As Well

    I have always been fascinated by everything of the human mind. I also knew I wanted to be a psychologist since I was 12 years old. I studied psychology and got my masters degree in 2008. Since then I travelled, worked to earn some money and now I work as a personal coach of...
    MindofMine MindofMine
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2012
    kmmhasan kmmhasan
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Sep 30, 2014
    Calamityy Calamityy
    22-25, M
    Jul 6, 2015

    Not True

    And if I was, I wouldn't go around telling people! I am currently seeking a degree in psychology (and philosophy). When people find out what my intended major is they expect me to be able to analyze their actions, read their minds, and tell them everything that's wrong with...
    XCRevolution XCRevolution
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2012

    Is it time to do something different?

    You've taken the first step to make the change(s) whether it is changing your behavior, your thinking, or the way you interact with others now is the time to invest in you, My favorite quotes "Change your thinking and Change your life!"
    psychologist2000 psychologist2000
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2013

    I Am Not A 'psycologist', But Need Advice From Some One Who Understands Psycology

    This is the only spot that I can think of to ask a few questions,and I am hoping some of You Guys can provide some answers.I do not know much about 'Psycology' other than a Psycologist can figure out what sort of mental 'Bugs' a Person has,then He/She tries to 'De-bug' that...
    Balamvucub Balamvucub
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Jun 25, 2010

    Looking For Exchange With Other Psychologists

    I work as a child/adolescent psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy. I currently work in a 2-person practice and don't have much conversational exchange with other psychologists, which I really miss. I'd like to get into contact with someone who would like to...
    snarky123 snarky123
    1 Response Mar 1, 2012

    The Shrink Files

    Wow! I've just started sharing these stories...please check out The Shrink Files (www.theshrinkfiles.com)...and please comment
    shrinkrapper shrinkrapper
    61-65, F
    Mar 20, 2012

    Hi fellow therapists!

    I found another discount code for those who need continuing education credits. It's for CE4LESS.com. I'm needing to renew my license but I have to catch up on credits too! This is also great for those who have to fulfill pre licensure requirements. http://ce4less.com/Discount...
    love2helpu love2helpu
    31-35, M
    Apr 27, 2015


    I want to announce my new book: Uncharted Territory:the Mental Immune System. ISBN: 1604415996.  I hope some of you might read it and let me know what you think. It's available on line at the major booksellers. I'm new to this web site so I hope my "ad"...
    jaymar jaymar
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Mar 6, 2008


    I am currently undergoing therapy, from a psychologist in my area. They have told my mother (I am 17) to take me to a doctor...... Even she is confused by my mind.... I have lost my emotions the change started at 13 and slowly I have lost them more and more.... to now when they...
    enewel enewel
    16-17, M
    Feb 22, 2013

    I have so much confusion,

    fear, and unsolved problems in my life, but I am a psychologist. sometimes I feel I have to help someone or else I am worthless. I want to do something more than just siting and listening to their ****** stories and give them tags so that the insurance company can pay for my...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24

    "and The Pursuit Of Happiness."

    Is it psychology to develop ways for the profligate to live comfortable with what he (always or she) has done? Is it psychology to fail to recognize those aspects of the mind where perception is helplessly perceiving, so that what we have caused to be felt by others haunts us...
    PikdFlowr PikdFlowr
    61-65, M
    Jan 24, 2012

    Sorry I Am Not A Psychologist, But Would Love Some Advice Please.

    I am planning to start studying psychology in the fall, and the subject fills me with a lot of excitement. I have always been fascinated by the workings of the mind and always wanted to get into a subject, where I had a passion for it. I must admit I am not sure what career route...
    Gracie2012 Gracie2012
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2012

    Hi Everyone!

    Hello people. My name is Georgia and I am 13. I am studying psychology from a book I found in the local library. It has been my dream to become a psychologist since I was 10 years and I have been studying it since I was 12. Do you think that I am too young to be doing all this...
    llama4lifex0x0 llama4lifex0x0
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 11, 2009

    Born and Bred For Psychology

    Born with a sensitive and empathic personality and bred in an envirionment where "sensing the mood" was rather important, one might say I was predestined to become a psychologist. Indeed already as a child I had a pretty good idea on what went on in my mind and what makes...
    Niles Niles
    46-50, M
    7 Responses Aug 8, 2008

    Better Understanding Is Essential - Always Learning

    I am currently studying Social Work as a natural progression from my work with those who have dared and cared to share their life experiences with me.  Through them trusting me and believing in my sincerity I have learnt a lot about people.   I...
    Merluma Merluma
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    Need Advise Badly .. Confused In Love

    Am in relationship with a guy past 8 months. We are seriously thinking about marriage. We told our parents and they asked us to wait till he is settled and wealthy enuf. Money is secondary for me now. Buy the first thing m.confused is his attitude behavior etc.. He loves...
    rach333 rach333
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2013

    Anyone up to help me

    for once plsss
    deleted deleted
    1 Response May 8, 2015

    Hi so I'm not currently a psychologist

    but I will be in the future and I'm concerned about whether or not I can get a two words tattoo on my left wrist. Can tattoos that are not hidden affect my job opportunities? Please only psychologists answer
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues
    22-25, F
    Jan 2, 2015


    I added being a psychologist to my EP goals about two years ago ... in real life, I have flirted with this idea for almost ten years. I passed my final exams this week and now I have my BSc in psychology. I still can't believe it! Now I can continue with my training to get...
    naranja naranja
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jun 22, 2011

    A Moral Dilemma(Hardly)

    One morning you are driving to work, and as per usual you are running a bit late, so you are driving a touch faster than the speed limit. You reach down to your stereo to change the CD, when all of a sudden your car hits something solid. You spin to a stop, but not before several...
    IssacJames IssacJames
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2013
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