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I Am Having Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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    So today I got the letter.

    I'm starting cognitive behavioural therapy no later than February 2015. I'm already seeing a psychiatric nurse, but this time I will get treatment from a specialist. Someone who can actually prescribe medicine. I am scared to keep my hopes up, though. I've been with specialists...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Aug 13, 2014

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    Im trying CBT on myself

    and i think its working out good! Ive always been the paranoid one in a relationship n my psychologist recognised that as a type of anxiety. I did have a panic disorder early this year and CBT helped me to overcome that. So glad now i know that im not some psycho crazy chic!!
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2014

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    Cbt Is Helping Me

    In September (2011) i finally started cbt after nearly a year of waiting. I've had 11 sessions so far. I got referred for anxiety and depression. I've been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) The lady I see is fantastic and with her support I'm making progress...
    GlitterandSparkle GlitterandSparkle 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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