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I Am a Therapist

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

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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 5 Responses Nov 25, 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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    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 8 Responses Feb 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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    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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    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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    It's really hard work,

    but it's rewarding to know that I am making a difference. The hardest thing for me is the compassion fatigue. Sometimes I overschedule myself and I am exhausted at the end of the day. It's so ironic that we're in a helping profession, but often we don't help ourselves.
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I really love these mindfulness meditations.

    They're free to use and I often go over them with my clients. I just wanted to share. http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 11

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    " 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 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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    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! http://ce4less.com/Discount.aspx?code=AF132936
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Apr 27

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    I found a great site to get my continuing

    education credits! I thought that I'd share the coupon with my fellow counselors. Get $10 off a one year unlimited subscription or $15 off a two year unlimited subscription. Expires on 08/19/2015. ce4less com coupon code = 108409
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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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 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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    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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    An interesting read on sleep loss

    and mood. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/between-you-and-me/201308/all-night-the-effects-sleep-loss-mood
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 10

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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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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 28, 2014

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    okay so recently started playing netball

    for a new team. it was going well and I was offered to trial for the rep netball team. I played a professional game with them and I missed a few shots. today I had netball training and all the go's I had I missed. I feel so bad.
    gracestc gracestc 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    For some reason, I feel like my therapist is blaming me
    jellyycook jellyycook 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    Ok i think right now I do. My legs are in pain. :( And no not because of exercise, but rather because of standing up at work all day. Any takers? 😭😭
    TasStn TasStn 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    Because I'm crazy.and stressed I have anxiety and anger issues,I'm bipolar,and depressed,I hear voices and feel things under my skin....
    emo200 emo200 13-15, F Apr 29

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    Not yet but this is a career im VERY interested in. Hopefully people actually see this and I can pick real PTs and PTAs brains.
    oddeyesrebellion oddeyesrebellion 18-21, M May 1

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    As with PTA if i can pick the brains of those already in the profession that would be greatly appreciated
    oddeyesrebellion oddeyesrebellion 18-21, M May 1

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    I love it when the session was just what I needed to calm the shitstorm in my head. Today was a session like that and I am grateful!
    lindamerja lindamerja 26-30, F May 7

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    I have openings 24 hrs per day to all women that need to have a nice long relaxing breast massage...free of charge always!
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M May 10

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    I'm going to rewrite my coming out letter to my parents and at the end of it I'm going to write this lady's name and number down. I'm so excited she specializes in teens and gender...
    kloudkat kloudkat 16-17, T 6 days ago

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    This time therapist saves superhero.
    H2point0 H2point0 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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