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I Am a Therapist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 107 People

    I Need A Therapist

    Something has been bothering me lately, and I want to get a few more perspectives before I decide how to feel about it. My mother recently left my father, they have never been married but have shared about 35 years together. I support her decision, but cant help but feel sorry...
    Amandasfriend Amandasfriend 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    I'm not a therapist I'm looking

    for a therapist or anyone to give advice On controversial subjects, also be extremely open minded Please help I've got so many questions
    LeighJordan LeighJordan 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31, 2014

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    Not a real one but I've been told I give good

    advice and can listen without going odd topic I've also been told I am a hard *** but that's only because if you want help your going to have to deal with the truth if you want to talk to someone I'll be there
    yungmoney22 yungmoney22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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    I am a therapist. If you have issues you want

    to get rid of, just send me a message i will reply as soon as possible. And here's a picture of a cat
    dan1992iel dan1992iel 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    Finding My Way

    I am about half way through getting my hours to be licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist.  I have a paying job as an Intern but I feel this agency is taking away my soul, my creativity, and stifling my growth as a clinician!  DMH work sucks the life out of you...
    ladygal75 ladygal75 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2007

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    I Am A Therapist

    I'm a therapist. I'm not a counselor. I'm working toward my license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have also been trained in Marriage and Family Therapy. I will be pursuing that license soon as well.I love working with people. 2+2 does not always = 4 when working with...
    crow29 crow29 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    love my job. gives me satisfaction at the end

    of day working and helping people
    Ritz87 Ritz87 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    I am an Emotional Therapist,

    with 4yrs professional experience with my own practice in Cumbria, England. I offer free support, talks and adivce to anyone who needs it. If I am online I will talk to you. You are not alone and if you need further help then I can arrange this for you. I will always be there...
    AX5625 AX5625 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 28, 2014

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    I am a Associate Clinical Social Worker.

    I am providing talk therapy via Skype for a low cost fee. I post on this site and it has been really helpful for my personal life. Check out my website, www.fearlessheartfamilytherapy.com. Thanks!
    gatorgirl1205 gatorgirl1205 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2014

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    I Don't Get It

    How can someone hurt you so much with his mouth to a point where you wanna die? how can someone make you feel so low, lower than dirt? on top of that of that, he always make himself out to be the victim. Is God watching? how can I give my life to God and still go through this?
    michou25 michou25 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    Im not but I was filling in.

    I'm so stressed out. Holy ****, no wonder it pays well.
    yennafur yennafur 26-30, F Sep 17, 2014

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    Why I Became A Therapist

    I knew that I wanted to become a therapist when I was manager of a group home. I encouraged group home residents to participate in therapy, which most of them were happy to do. I had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful therapist who worked with these clients. She recognized the...
    vantagepointtx vantagepointtx 31-35, M Oct 28, 2012

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    I Feel So Guilty Doing Couples Therapy, When My Own Marriage Is A Sham.

    I specialize in children and adolescents, but on many occassions I have been asked to do couples therapy. Oddly, I am quite successful at couples therapy. I say oddly, because my own marriage is practically non-existant. We stay together for the kids, but we have no interest in...
    complacent complacent 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    I need help. This doesn't involve myself,

    but I'd like someone to vent with and could possibly diagnose a family member of mine. It scares me on what she's doing and I need help. Maybe just someone to tell me what they think is going on. Just something to lead me. Thank you, and please contact me if you can help.
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 1 Response May 28, 2014

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    Aspiring Therapist And Mhealth Entrepreneur

    I'm an aspiring therapist, DBT patient, and mobile health entrepreneur. I am conducting research on how to best help therapists help their patients. Right now, I'm gathering research. Any insight you brilliant people can provide would be greatly appreciated! I've created a Google...
    tb000 tb000 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    Self Help Therapy : Cult Abuse Survivor

    I wanted to ask therapists how i can be labeled stable and recovered so I can defend myself from further victimization. I'm looking to buy a gun permit, lower my health insurance costs etc. What do i have to do or prove and with whom??? I'm not sure if my mental health is listed...
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M Feb 19, 2012

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    I Have Been Around Awhile

    I've been a social worker of one sort or another for forty years having spent most of that time in the criminal justice system dealing with what we refer to as Axis II's: convicted criminals, alcoholics, drug addicts, sex offenders and others who have had difficulty with the...
    LeonardMarks LeonardMarks 61-65, M 7 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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    I love to help people out

    and I know a lot about therapy so if anyone wants a therapist I available :)
    SHM13 SHM13 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    Life's A Trip (literally)

    I have M.S.  Been diagnosed since my late 20s and I'm 61 now.  And I'm still on my feet (most of the time).  Several situatons conspired to push me into being a therapist --  something that most other therapists have, like me, always done.  Ironic that if...
    2Hooligans 2Hooligans 56-60 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Little Blessings

    I am a licensed social worker in the state of ILlinois. I have been an active therapist for two years. I treat adolescent females in a residential treatment center who are emotional, behavior disturbed and need intensive psyhotherapeutic services. My clients have all...
    alice60058 alice60058 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Should I Go?

    I wonder if I should go to a therapist. I feel lonely, and I don't think there's anyone I can open up to completely. I have some friends, but not too close, and I don't feel comfortable telling all my problems to my parents. I don't know if I should get help, because sometimes I...
    roguecitiz roguecitiz 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    Psycho Therapist

    i have been a therapist since 1994. im a generalist and love working with all populations. i am particularly comfortable with trauma work, emdr, play therapy, family, and couples work.  i am particularly interested in ego state work now. i would love to train in...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 13 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    " What Exactly Is Your Approach?"

    We all know the answer to that one, don't we? Whether it's asked at a job interview or in a classroom or at a conference. We look seriously at the person asking and say, " Cognitive Behavioral." And the person who asked nods wisely and says, " Me too." It's the latest thing and...
    LeonardMarks LeonardMarks 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2011

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    I was a outpatient therapist

    for 10 months, now I'm starting a job as a crisis therapist. I'm excited and nervous at the same time.
    ramennoodlesistaken ramennoodlesistaken 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    I Hate My Legs! How Do I Get Them Bigger?

    y legs are very skinny and my ankle are even skinnier than my legs. I don't like wearing skirts, dresses or heel when I go out because I think I look funny. I know a lot of people workout to get thinner legs or want thinner legs, but mine look very bad. My legs are way too skinny...
    michou25 michou25 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    Hi

    I had a dual relationship with my therapist and we had sexual touch and really bad things we did in theapy and we got caught and I would like to keep it going. What do you think is the best way to get the relationship going ater theapy? Thanks for your help....[]  
    antonioooo antonioooo 41-45 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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    I Was a Counsellor For Many...

    I was a counsellor for many years. It had it's highs and lows, but the highs outweighed all the lows.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Clients' Attendance

    I absolutely love conducting therapy, especially individual therapy sessions. I have difficulty with attendance; many of the clients in this community seems to have difficulty making therapy a priority. I am looking to learn strategies to increase attendance. I am aware that my...
    PrettyLifeCoach PrettyLifeCoach 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    aple2277 aple2277 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2014

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    I Am NOT A Therapist

    I am not a therapist. I am 21. I have no insurance of any kind, i just got my first full time job, i dropped out of college,I'm moving out of the house for the first time. I was falsely arrested and found out I'm a victim of identity theft. In short, I'm losing my damn mind and...
    psyco2babble psyco2babble 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I have to meet with one of my new therapist's today. I found out for sure yesterday that I got into the intensive in home therapy program and so today I'm starting it I really...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Feb 17

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    This problem of driving around ************ was starting to get out of hand again. I was even sitting naked on the computer playing with it using yahoo messenger. It was getting...
    norryone norryone 61-65, M 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Dr. Jacob Elliott is a Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and co-founder of the well established and highly respected group private practice of Elliott & Associates, Inc. He...
    quarrieoriard2013 quarrieoriard2013 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    I admit I truly do! I was enriched the last time!
    EvilKirby EvilKirby 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    This therapy is ancient, healing and transformative.
    manoftantra manoftantra 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    Im very close to graduating from AZ school of massage therapy :) one more week to go!
    MermaidLove24 MermaidLove24 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    The therapist put "mildly depressed" ****.that. That's why I'm crying my eyes out at 3 am until my eyes burn and my throat hurts trying not to make cry noises I am way more...
    spaz840 spaz840 18-21, M 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I am very afraid of my therapist's attitude towards me. Whenever I am in sessions with my Farce Mother in therapy, my therapist would take my Farce Mother's side pertaining to the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 21

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    GRAPHIC PIC! I seek therapy because of someone else's lies, meanwhile the therapist winds up taking this liar's side. Her lie has destroyed my whole life... I wrote about her in...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 6

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    I wish I could say yesterday went well with mindful eating, but I realized I mindlessly ate more of the day. That said, I did not overstuff myself until I starting baking. Since I...
    alm430 alm430 26-30, F Feb 11

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    A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In light of your failure in recent years to nominate...
    bybybuster bybybuster 56-60, M 4 Responses Feb 11

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    So our marriage therapist said we needed to set some time at least once a week to talk about our relationship and how things are going. I had tried that a few years ago and my H...
    Etheros Etheros 46-50, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    I am a new member of a club which I hoped never to earn membership to. I lost a person I loved profoundly to suicide on Thanksgiving 2014. This person had a complicated and...
    AdiosPantalones AdiosPantalones 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Here goes.... 1. I have panic attacks when/if I attend church. The repetition of the song lyrics the choirs sing triggers it. 2. I'm seriously sick minded/humoured. 3. I've had...
    trappedgirl17 trappedgirl17 16-17, F Feb 21

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    My mother has never really been a mother. She had me when she was 17 and i was pretty much raised by my grandparents. We act like friends most of the time and joke around. It's fun...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 6

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