I Go to Counseling

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    If Only It Were This Easy

    I have gone to counseling off and on since I was a teenager. I am currently going again because every once in a while I get overwhelmed by things. It helps to have someone to talk to who can give you a different perspective on things. Thankfully I have never gone to a counselor...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17, 2012

    I Go To Counseling

    Earlier last year my counselor informed she would be leaving at the end of the year. I felt shocked and very disappointed, because I had been seeing her for 2 straight years. I thought that I had finally found the perfect counselor to help me sort out my past issues. During our...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 1, 2013

    I Went Back to Counseling

    I have always had a problem with depression, and have been in counseling many times throughout my life. I just started going back to counseling because even though I am doing pretty good, I would like to do better. See I think my depression shows at work and in job...
    KathyLou KathyLou
    51-55, F
    Apr 25, 2008

    People I'M Working With

    i have therapy every week and i'm talking to a pasva lady a victims advocate for a sexual assault to help put my ********* father in prison. i have a arms worker as well to help me find a place to live. as you read in most of my stories i was severly abused as a child by my...
    AppleCherry2013 AppleCherry2013
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2013

    Once A Week

    Usually either on Tuesday's or Wednesday's. I like my counselor, she doesn't ask stupid questions like if I have ever smoked pot or how many times a day i am tempted to cut or if i think people understand me. I hate that, and I'm kinda grateful for her ways.But I will never get...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Apr 17, 2011

    Counselling

    Counselling,Know what?I go to it,Wanna know why,It won’t come to me!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2011

    Counselling Sessions....

    A year ago I began seeing a new counselor she has been so wonderful to me in helping me with sort out my past issues. Just last week when I went to see her something shocking unexpected happened. I was sitting in the waiting room and as time went by felt it was very strange that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2011

    Once A Week

    For about 3 years now my sisters and I have gone to counseling. Our grandma wanted us not to be stressful and stuff. Because of our parents divorcing and stuff. Well we talk while we play a game I normally win. I think that if I could just say somethings that happened that no one...
    ManofFewWords ManofFewWords
    18-21, M
    May 2, 2011

    Today I started my first session at counseling.

    I told my counselor about a lot of things, including my self harm issue. She told me that I have to see her every Monday at 3, or else she'll have to tell my dad or get the hospital and things involved. So I'm just going to play happy. I really didn't want help. -.- ****.
    thegirlthatgotaway14 thegirlthatgotaway14
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    Ah crud looks I'm gonna have to go back to

    counselling, I've been having the worst anxiety attacks every single night this week.. I'm having one now, can someone help me?
    GalaxyJumper GalaxyJumper
    18-21, M
    Jul 23, 2014

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