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I Believe In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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    How My Life Was Changed Forever...

    I used to think I had a bad life, until I changed my perception. As I said I changed my perception, not my attitude. I really was looking through my life in the window of my expectations...many of which were not met. I learned recently to try not to have expectations as they are...
    MICHELE777 MICHELE777 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    I Need Your Help Finding Self Help Cbt Information.

    I recently weaned off of my anti-depressant and am looking for non-chemical ways to change my thoughts. I was on Paxil for almost 16 years and have been off completely for 14 days now. I believe that Paxil suppressed so many of my emotions that I am being overflooded with...
    hikingsd hikingsd 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    I've been in therapy for more than half a year and it's seriously helped me so much. My psychiatrist and therapy have literally kept me from going over the deep end. Therapy gives...
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    I have been going to therapy since January. Now we are starting trauma therapy and I hate it. I have to detail everything over and over and over and it makes me sick and angry...
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    I went for another therapeutic massage this morning. I was able to w/stand the full 90 minute session. God really works through her hands. This is such a blessing to so many...
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    This guy is some thing really special , when the first time we saw each other I was like laughing at him lool and his group but he's the opposite he actually wanted me After days...
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    I want a internet friend who I can relate too and I believe in internet friends..
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    That I actually believed everything you said and now you ignore me after you got me. It's not right. People shouldn't treat people like that.
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    This is the first time I've ever told anybody (outside of my immediate family) that I go to therapy, because of depression. But hey, none of you know me so I'm good. But I hide it...
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    If you have read my other experiences, this may be kind of obvious lol Ya, I am in therapy. Have been undergoing intensive trauma and attachment work for the last few years. It's...
    dreshany dreshany 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    All Men Saved ? ~ Predestination is the doctrine that God alone is the One who chooses who is saved, that He ordains the means, the time, and the circumstances of salvation and...
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