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    Had a 3 on 1 therapy session today

    for 4 hours... Getting into a new DBT program and Emotional Regulation Therapy. Everything today went extremely well, and I opened up about everything in my life for the first time ever. I'm quite proud of myself. Anyone seeking treatment/therapy for their issues...good for...
    surroundedbutalone22 surroundedbutalone22
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

    I have been in therapy

    since the summer after I turned 17. My whole life changed in one day. My parents and 3 siblings were all killed in a head on collision caused by a drink driver. Since that horrible day I have virtually been on my own except for a rotten 3 year marriage. But I have learned to...
    lissa1101 lissa1101
    26-30, F
    20 Responses Mar 14

    Today may have been the last day of my therapy.

    I've been dreading this day for so long. My therapist has fixed parts of me I was certain couldn't be fixed. I loved having someone to talk to and care about me. I always looked forward to my therapy sessions. The kind receptionist, the smell of the waiting room, the comfortable...
    dancerwolf924 dancerwolf924
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2015

    off to slay more dragons today.

    This is a long exhausting battle rewiring neuronal pathways and fighting core beliefs instilled by abusive parents. I'm changing. finally after so many years, I've found the right therapists to help me move on, heal, get unstuck.
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2015

    Been There, Done That.

    In the mid-70's, I questioned my mental state. I had been married and divorced twice. I had been out of work for almost 2 years. The relationships were bad choices on my part, I knew that. Not being able to get a job was very depressing to me, though. I found myself in the...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2
    66-70, M
    Jan 20, 2015

    It's too hard sometimes to talk to people

    who wants to help in real life. One thing I often get misunderstood, and I should just shut my mouth. I feel like a horrible attention seeker, but I am not, I am just so damaged the can't see it
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014

    I haven't, but I wonder what it would be like.

    Quite difficult, I imagine, to totally open up to a stranger and tell them things you've possibly never told another living soul.
    Seblett Seblett
    16-17, F
    Sep 10, 2014

    My Two Therapy Experiences

    I have been to therapy twice. The first time I started therapy I went because I felt completely devastated by the break-up of my first significant intimate relationship. My partner offered no hope for working things out. She basically said that she had decided she was not cut out...
    femme7 femme7
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Aug 6, 2008

    I've had to up my therapy.

    ..now instead f every 5 weeks it's every 3 weeks.
    jess965 jess965
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    The first time I went to therapy,

    I was a little girl. My therapist was very friendly but I never learned to trust them completely. Sometimes I do not tell the whole truth. The thing with me and therapist is that I have always been paranoid about them especially when it came to sharing personal information. I...
    MadamSinwell MadamSinwell
    18-21, F
    Feb 20, 2014

    Omigod! I'm at an evaluation place

    and they're talking to my mum!!! Help!
    itsyan itsyan
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2014

    Had a session today, it was the best

    and worst to date. My process is being facilitated much easier now because I feel that I'm ready to grow. It gets worse before it gets better...finding someone I could connect with like this has always been difficult. If you feel that the therapist isn't the perfect match i...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay
    22-25, F
    Mar 4, 2014

    I've been to therapy,

    still in therapy...yeah my brain is a mess. I love when therapists give you that look, raise their eyebrows together while they pause to think of a response and try to hide how shocked they are to be professional. Good times.
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 3

    It's My Job

    I have been to therapy almost every day.  It is my job.I'm a psychiatrist.I've also been to physical therapy for patients who have been in severe head trauma.Therapy helps.
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Aug 15, 2011

    Anyone who's been, is currently going to,

    or will be going to CAHMS can they please message me, I have my first appointment tomorrow with family and I'm freaking out >~<
    daisyelz daisyelz
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    A Cookie Does Not A Pillow Make

    That poor cookie. It didn't have a chance. Back in my previous life, before children and husband and adult responsibilities, I was always proud of the fact that I was a blood donor.  Every time I could donate, I donated.  "Your donation will save lives!" posters everywhere you...
    joyceluvsjames joyceluvsjames
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2012

    Difficult

    Today I saw my psychologist. I have been suffering lots of trigger-type flashbacks of things I don't want to remember, and today was my first visit after his holidays. I've been seeing him for 5 years now, and I've never cried in front of him before. Today the tears would not...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92
    51-55, F
    10 Responses Sep 13, 2011

    Dreaming

    I'v been dreaming of the same 8 imaginary made up guys for 9 yearsthey age with me and talk to me as friends there always in my dreams some wherethere names are Gray,David,Zack,Gary,Ray,Pepsi,Cheakard and Z.Is this normal and why are they there and why am i so happy?my mom and...
    KillerRage KillerRage
    18-21, F
    May 1, 2012

    I didn't start talking

    until I was 3. My parents took me to therapy to improve my speech and social skills, I went there until I was 6. They told me it was a daycare and I only found out it was actually therapy when I got older.
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2015

    Problems With My Therapist.

    I'm a high sensitive person and they also diagnosed me with a bipolar disorder a couple of years ago. This diagnoses was after I had a therapy for PTSD. I was doing okay for a couple of years, but last year I had a really tough year. A relationship which ended after 10 years, I...
    Teefourtyone Teefourtyone
    41-45
    3 Responses Apr 19, 2012

    Originally I was ordered to go by my parents

    and doctors. Later, I went voluntarily. There is nothing wrong with saying "I am hurting, and I need help".
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2015

    "Importance of Relationships During Mental

    Illness Relapse" http://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/relationshipsandmentalillness/2015/04/importance-of-relationships-during-mental-illness-relapse/
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response May 10, 2015

    They're Failures..

    My parents decided I should go to therapy when I was thirteen, after they found out I was severely depressed and on the brink of suicide. I don't blame them for making me go; after all, what else could they have done? My first therapist lasted a few weeks. I just couldn't...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 16, 2008

    talk therapy, physical therapy,

    occupational therapy, ...I know there's more....some days its exhausting
    mrsrshaw mrsrshaw
    46-50, F
    Jul 15, 2015

    It didn't help me at all.

    I always left pissed off. I hate sitting there on the couch with this b.itch across from me writing s.hit down. And it's all silent and the clock is ticking.. Tick.. Tick.. Like STFU. I had her remove that stupid thing. Ugh. And it was like she didn't know what to ask me. She...
    learnfromexp learnfromexp
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2015

    My therapist says that my father dying

    when I was 18 prevented me from developing emotionally and working on finding "the one" as others do in their teens/20s...I do not know what to do about this, however...I am 34 and have never been on a date...I figured it qas simply because I was ugly...lol I have no clue as to...
    Myzery Myzery
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    The Problem With Therapy (in my opinion) -part

    1 I’ve come to realize that therapy is horribly flawed. I can’t really blame the industry, however, because it was created by humankind after all. And humans will always be beautifully flawed.... yes, still beautiful, despite the fact that it creates pain. 1. Therapy is...
    PrettyBunny PrettyBunny
    18-21, T
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    I'll be honest, I think talk therapy is bull.

    I can't stand sitting in a room with someone who is getting paid and doesn't give a damn about my life or problems. I'd rather talk to people online about my problems than pay someone who doesn't care and can't change anything.
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2014

    Back To Square One!

    I'd been going to therapy for just short of a year when i finally decided to pack it in, I didn't feel i was really getting anywhere very quickly, I was going for anxiety problems and my aim was to try and get out more so i could lead a more normal sort of a life,I was set a few...
    Gaz7 Gaz7
    51-55, M
    13 Responses Oct 15, 2011

    Waste Of Time.

    Therapists are a waste of my time, I have been to about 5 in my lifetime because my mom made me go. Each and every time It was just me sitting there with a stranger that was pretending to give a **** about my problems and then gives me half assed advice I've heard time and time...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 15, 2011

    Life is cruel place lies the young only once,

    do not do something now, the future is really no chance to do it.
    cougarloving cougarloving
    31-35, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    Yeah When I was 9 I was going threw some tuff

    stuff And the things where effecting me mentally I'm better now It REALLY did help
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    I can't remember why.

    My parents had me go, a sort of "hey, we should try this". I didn't even really know what was happening, I was so young, maybe 7, even if that's not a very sketchy year for other's memory, I don't really remember anything at all before age 10. Anyway, I went with my dad most of...
    ItsMarcoYay ItsMarcoYay
    16-17, T
    Sep 10, 2014

    My therapist is retiring,

    but she taught me anxiety is the cause of worry about what people think. She is older than me and has helped me release the important steps of getting older with being bipolar. She's been my inspiration because she exercises, teaches others the joy of gardening. She plays guitar...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 27, 2015

    y does it feel like it is too late to make a

    comeback in so many areas of my life where i feel i have a deficit?
    MY2centz MY2centz
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    Haven't really said the truth on how I really

    felt. Too embarrassed to tell her how I really did feel
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2015

    Today was a good day

    when I went to Therapy :) really helps me a lot
    Frappelover Frappelover
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2014

    Not for me. It was suckish.

    The room had no windows and she was constantly biting her nails while I was talking...
    LivviyLove LivviyLove
    18-21, F
    Jun 19, 2014

    Hi. Lately this month I've been excersising

    hard such as conditioning and weightlifting for 4 hours a day. I am 15 years old and I had sex for the first time last week but it was protected and I missed my period by 6 days. My uterus has been twitching constantly ever since and It feels like period cramps and bloating...
    Toriaquinn Toriaquinn
    26-30, F
    Mar 8, 2015
    brandoncremers brandoncremers
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 14

    headed there now. lets see

    if I gain anything!
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    I have problems with anxiety ever

    since I know about myself, and I'm currently having an identity crisis that's really severe. I've been to one psychotherapy already, it did help me, now I'm seeing a new therapist which is really good, so I hope she's gonna help me go out of this mess. I did stand up comedy for...
    Vrime Vrime
    22-25, M
    Sep 17, 2014

    I'm Losing My Mind

    When  I  was  13  I  started  therapy  My  favorie  Uncle  commited  suicide.  I  was  so  sad  and  I  was  happy  for  him.  His  suffering  was  over...
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2008

    My Therapist...

    Let me start by saying I adore my therapist. We'll call him Dr. M. When I first started seeing Dr. M. it was less than a week after I found out about the first of my husband's super-duper, double-jumbo, giant-sized lies. In the beginning I thought "this guy is too nice to...
    Rosalinn Rosalinn
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2012

    It is the most beneficial choice in my life.

    You don't need to have major life altering moments to need a therapist. She changed my life for the better
    sdb1987 sdb1987
    26-30, F
    Apr 15, 2014

    Has anyone else ever been hurt by their

    therapist? I don't mean an insensitive comment or minor argument - more like abandonment, etc.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 19
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