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I Had Counselling

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    A Couple of Times - I was in counseling when I was having panic attacks about getting onto a plane for a trip to Europe in '92.  I got on the plane, so in one sense the...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 29, 2008

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    Most of My Life - I had been back and forth to therapy, for most of my life, dealing with my Social Anxiety and Depression. The first time I had therapy was when I was 15. And it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    How I Got Interested In Counselling - One day when I walked into the living room, I noticed that my partner at the time was sitting very close to the TV. I said to her that she...
    onlinecounsellor onlinecounsellor 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    Is It Worth It? - I recently started online counselling on Kooth, which seems to be a site I have hoped for for a long time. It's taken a long time to realise I need help, and...
    temporaryhappiness temporaryhappiness 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    It's Nearly Over. - I've had counselling for nearly a year because my insecurities were taking over my life. My last session is the week and I am excited but scared of being 'alone...
    Tinywings Tinywings 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    I Had Counselling - I had counselling,Wanna know why?It wouldn't have me!
    mrraincoat mrraincoat 46-50 Jun 15, 2012

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    Counselling Report - So I went and poured my heart out for two sessions.. guess I've always known why I don't approach people.. (to top it all.. I don't understand what people are...
    amejad amejad 22-25, F 8 Responses Dec 25, 2009

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    4th Session Is Today - So - the 4th marriage counseling session will be today.  I scheduled the appointment anyway - told hubby what time, will see if he shows up. ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    I Gave Up On Counseling. -  Since I turned 5 years old until this year, I went to counselling. I gave up on counselors. They're so stupid. The only one I did like and look up...
    EddyOakland EddyOakland 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2009

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    No Biggie - My older half-sister (older by 8 years) suffered from depression as a teen and eventually started to use drugs. My dad struggled with this for a long time, and when I...
    spreadtheawesome spreadtheawesome 18-21 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    And... - I would rather be suffocated...I can't stand myself now...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F Jul 4, 2009

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    Started Marriage Counselling Today - Well - today was the first day of marriage counsel ling for hubby and myself.  I'm going to try to write this without crying the whole...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    1 Year Ago - I had counselling for 1 year to help with my depression. I really liked my counsellor and it helped to have someone to talk to. Of course it didn't take any of my...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    Against My Will - So when I was in 9th grade one of the teachers came to the conclusion that because I read sci-fi novels I mustn't be able to tell the difference between reality...
    EvanescenceFan EvanescenceFan 16-18 1 Response Jan 15, 2008

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    Still In Counselling - ive been seeing counsellors for years, in total ive had six and now i have to see a phycologist and a counsellor at the same time and the thing is even...
    biteme94 biteme94 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    Changed My Life - I had counselling for a solid 8 months and I am so grateful that I did it. It changed my life and my way of thinking so much. It really helped me deal with...
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F Aug 24, 2011

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    The Goal of Counseling. - A comment on a friend's story led me to write about what counseling did for me. This was my personal experience with my therapist and what I learned from...
    dartist dartist 56-60, F 36 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    .. - i had it in my ed recovery dint do crap tbh but make me worse i think its waste of time
    xkity123x xkity123x 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    It's Not For Everyone! - I have seen many counselors over the yrs and psychiatrists too. None of them were any help for me. At the age of 14 4 out of 5 psychiatrist said I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27, 2012

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    For Many Years - For many years i have had counselling. Only in the last few years have i found 2 people that i could tell anything to. All those years of talking to people, i...
    wowpup wowpup 36-40, F 10 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    New To It - I just saw a counsellor for the first time a few days ago. I know that ive needed counselling for many years now but never felt ready for it. But now that things in my...
    kittymeoww kittymeoww 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    Somehow I Fell Apart Within A Few Short Months - It's the start of 2012 and everything was going well for me. My small business was growing as expected, I was getting more hours...
    plesto plesto 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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