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I Am a Therapist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    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...
    michou25 michou25 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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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...
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M Feb 19, 2012

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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...
    alice60058 alice60058 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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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...
    LeonardMarks LeonardMarks 61-65, M 7 Responses Aug 3, 2011

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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...
    complacent complacent 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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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...
    LeonardMarks LeonardMarks 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2011

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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...
    ladygal75 ladygal75 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2007

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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...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 13 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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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...
    roguecitiz roguecitiz 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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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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    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...
    yungmoney22 yungmoney22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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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...
    PrettyLifeCoach PrettyLifeCoach 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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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...
    antonioooo antonioooo 41-45 2 Responses Feb 15, 2009

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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...
    michou25 michou25 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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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...
    AX5625 AX5625 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 28

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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...
    tb000 tb000 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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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...
    psyco2babble psyco2babble 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2013

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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...
    crow29 crow29 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    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...
    Amandasfriend Amandasfriend 26-30, F Jul 10, 2013

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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...
    2Hooligans 2Hooligans 56-60 2 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    And so I got one to help treat depression and anxiety. To anyone looking for help; be patient and keep trying. Therapists never know when they will have an opening come up. It will...
    boredlizzie boredlizzie 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    My depression is getting worse by the day. Some of my friends see therapists and I want one too because it seems to be helping them a lot. I really would just like to stop being...
    Isabella545 Isabella545 13-15 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My wife and I both enjoy giving and receiving massages from each other. She is able to push all my buttons and make me feel incredible. I also love getting a professional massage...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    This annoys the **** outta me. People who selfharm and/or are depressed keep whining about how sad they feel and how they want to cut. Just stop. ******* stop it. And don't you...
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 13-15, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I had a social worker who acted as my friend outside of therapy , after she quit her job and was no longer my therapist and said it was ok to text her and ask her questions so I...
    twistedwords twistedwords 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    this happened in Shiawassee county Michigan. on saturdat 3/15/2014 I came home from work to find out from my now ex girlfriend that her oldest son which I cognitive imparment had...
    kennyeagle13 kennyeagle13 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    The thoughts about trying to commit suicide are just more real yet less intense. I mean I cry about it and it scares me but it seems more like a job to be done. There are moments...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Preference in therapist styles?---Asking about personal preferences in therapist approaches may seem off topic. But by the time those of us on this board deal with our SMs head on...
    pachad pachad 56-60 10 Responses Apr 3

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    My wife and I have been married for 2.5 years together for 4.5 We have a beautiful baby boy, he is 17 months old. I feel like my wife has changed drastically since the birth of our...
    lavaman69 lavaman69 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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      I haven't been writing here for so long! A lot of things has happened. I dropped out of university. I joined a course on early childhood education. Dropped that too haha...
    eli1310 eli1310 22-25, F Apr 3

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    How long did it take you to find a therapist you were comfortable with? Any horror stories? I was always very painfully shy, and my mother took me to see a therapist when I was 12...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have finally met a wonderful, kind, loving man that I want to spend the rest of my life with. However, I'm so torn about moving forward with him and getting married because he...
    Konscious Konscious 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    First let me say that I am the Man that is married to a wonderful woman and I was just recently initially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Reason I am on this post...
    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have had a rough couple of weeks, with a rollercoaster of emotions and I am hoping that I have hit the rock bottom. When I saw my therapist this week, she asked how I was doing...
    daniellekz daniellekz 46-50, T Mar 21

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    I'm 22. Female. 5'7 118lbs. I'm a papered sex addict. Which didn't help with my therapist when I was 14. My doctor said it was rare that a young woman such as myself be so needy...
    Whatseatinger Whatseatinger 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 24

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    I have cut since the age of 12 and I'm 20 now.The longest period I've been clean is one year. I started cutting again and I just recently started seeing a therapist for some issues...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F Mar 24

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    ...but right now I just wanted to vent and maybe find some nice people to talk to. Maybe to take my mind off of my own life, although I also need help sorting it out. I'm posting...
    Ilostmytears Ilostmytears 22-25, F Mar 24

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    My boyfriend has been trying to get sober for almost a year now. We have been together for 2 and a half, I started dating him right after he'd gotten out of rehab. I much later...
    mwarre3 mwarre3 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I hate her! More than that, I despise her I wish she was dead. She thinks that she's all perfect and whatever she says is right, I'm just not. She verbally abuses me and nobody...
    bubbly12 bubbly12 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    ***Before you read this: I am NOT looking for sympathy and/or pity; I'm trying to explain a little what living with this disorder is like. Please don't feed the narcissist's supply...
    LiquidThinking LiquidThinking 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    She insists I did not hug her when she came to visit about a month and a half ago. I remember this specifically because I thought, "do I have to hug her? If I don't, she'll make a...
    greencoffeecup greencoffeecup 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I am freaking out right now. I can't take it anymore. I asked him to seriously leave. I think he finally sees how much pain I am in. But is this really what I want? I have been...
    confusedmajorly confusedmajorly 36-40, F 26 Responses Apr 3

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    I Need Not Want Have you noticed how people in emergency situations are given priority over others? If it's a medical situation the person receives lots of attention and care from...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Apr 4

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    My family is really dysfunctional and it sucks. It's just one of the many things that contribute to my depression. We go to a therapist and she makes things worse. Today, I found...
    just1a2girl3 just1a2girl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Yeah since I have depression. I don't know its just a lot has been going on. My parents don't trust me driving and neither do I. I feel awful at everything I do. I feel fat. I...
    rosepetalsgirl rosepetalsgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    hello, my name is R. I feel like I'm 'coming out' posting this. I've felt on and off suicidal, or depressed since my early teens. I'm now 64. I married a similar person , we are...
    robdaartist robdaartist 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I have had to go to a therapist over been bullied on Facebook. Most people new me as a man and had no clue at home I was a girl. I would go around dressed head to toe as a girl...
    shylilpaige shylilpaige 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 6

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    I want to see a therapist but I don't think they will truly listen. I do need someone to talk to so badly though. Every time I've felt I needed to see a therapist I never go...
    purplezebra14 purplezebra14 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7