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I Have Had Psychotherapy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

    Not Bad Not Bad At All

    psychotherapists can be cool if you find the right one me and my psychotherapist are like bestfriends they are usually cool and usually have a big comfy couch for you to sit on lol hahaha her names rosemary moffit and we call her miss.rose and she works in saratoga ca I havent...
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2011

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    Guess What?

    My therapist is a ****. It is another session that she have some excuse to postpone or finish sooner.
    Nemo9 Nemo9 18-21, F Mar 21, 2012

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    I Had Cat

    I had cognitive analytic therapy to help with my depression and I recommend it to anyone. It helped me to acknowledge the things that happened to me in the past and it has helped me to try to move on. It was a difficult thing to go through at the time because it brought a...
    thesoundofsilence thesoundofsilence 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10, 2007

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    Complete Failure of My Life

    I've tried to ask for help from the doctor, i've tried to call social workers to have some discuss, but it seems everything still go in an unsure way that makes me very uncomfortable. Then i contacted the psychologist doctor( should they be called that way?) and i experienced the...
    cfroi cfroi 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    Starting Today - Very Nervous!

    I'm very nervous. I start psychotherapy today. I know I need it. I have way too much to deal with on my own. I have really bad social anxiety without all the other crap in my life and it is going to be very hard for me to even walk into that office today. I don't even know where...
    marriedintx marriedintx 31-35, F Aug 3, 2012

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    Cognitive Restructuring

    Several years ago, I found myself sitting alone, loaded pistol in hand.  I had been severely, severely depressed, and had been walking around in a fog for months.  By this point, I didn't know if I was coming or going.  I just...was...and barely even was...
    RaraAvis RaraAvis 31-35, F 5 Responses May 13, 2007

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    my english is very bad:/ I went to psychotherapy, although I felt that I do not have some serious problems or that psychotherapy can help me. In the end it turned out that I could not even tell what all the troubles, because I started crying. My parents are divorced, they...
    MarieBulter MarieBulter 22-25, F Jul 13, 2012

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    Yes

    I am currently in therapy. I like my shrink. She doesn't misinterpret what I say.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04 26-30, F May 9, 2008

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    Before in 2002-3. And I am being offered an

    assessment for it again, only two years after I asked for help. I dont know what to think. I need to do something to help myself. But is it this? And they have assessed me OVER AND OVER I really feel down about it :(
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response May 23, 2014

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    7 Years And Counting

    I've been in psychotherapy for the past 7 years, I'm also a therapist myself. Two main reasons to begin psychotherapy were: 1. I was a psych student, therefore, I have to know myself, I have to work on myself, and I have to have the proper tools to be able to walk down my own...
    paigemarshall23 paigemarshall23 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    I had 5 surgeries, 3 on my left ankle at age 15 and 2 on my right foot at age 16. I am almost 22 now and I still can't run, still have constant pain, still have serious weakness in...
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    I have not personally had ECT, but my brother did in the 60's and I have some questions. Do any of you remember the pre treatment? Do any of you remember anything about the...
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    I have had many panic attacks. I have take xanax twice a day, just to prevent them from happening. I have social anxiety, and it gets pretty bad sometimes.
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 17 and my bro Wyatt is 18. We share a room since he hasn't left yet. Last night we made a bet. Whoever lost would get farted on. Of course I had to lose :( So anyway I lost and...
    NeoBoy NeoBoy 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So i tried lucid dreaming and yeah it happened. sleep paralysis. all i remember was that i was laying on my back and i was looking up at the ceiling unable to move or talk and then...
    Alexander5050 Alexander5050 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    When you've had company that is so entertaining and bring such a warm feeling enough not to remember turning on the tv or having any electronic devices including cell phones, it...
    SeekingLovetrust SeekingLovetrust 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    At first my step dad choose his girl over me, now I had to move back home. Because my grandmother husband try to kill me, he alcoholic. He always picking on me how I wear, my hair...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've had my heart broken by a guy I've never dated...
    hails4 hails4 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Others have had worse things happen to them. I have a hard time realizing that the things that have happened to be me are minor compared to the things that have happened to other...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've always had a small bladder thankfully my parents and brothers have been very understanding aside from a little bit of teasing but every once in a while we would be in a long...
    lovewins2123 lovewins2123 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The first time it happened, I didn't know what to think. I just brushed it off as a really vivid nightmare. That is, until it happened again a week later. That's when I realized...
    SylvieX SylvieX 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have had hypnosis before and its scary how easy it worked. Hypnotist said I was a natural lol. I had it to get rid of a phobia and it worked. Only problem was it was all so...
    dancingamy dancingamy 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I have had several surgeries. One was for my leg and the others were for my dental stuff .
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    I've broken a bone . I broke my femur as a result of a medicine I was told to take by a doctor. My upper left leg hit the ground after I flew in the air for a few second as a...
    crazyram45 crazyram45 22-25, M Jun 24

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    Oh my goodness me. I have never before been able to talk to anyone about this. This will sound crazy I kniw but I really need someones help pleaasee! I was 5 years old and...
    BabyUsagi BabyUsagi 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Some time ago I wrote that I had only had sex with one woman in my whole life. That was certainly true at the time. But since then I have met someone else. I met her on-line. We...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    One day I caught him mast**bating off to my panties so I took the panties and through them a way. I then jack*d him off and after a while we had full on s*x it was good
    lauran123 lauran123 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    Quite a few; I was in a bad accident & in a coma for a few weeks; I have 2 plates in my jaw, 1 big plate across my eye socket under my eye brow, I have a plate & 6 screws in my...
    Plaincountrygirl Plaincountrygirl 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 23

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    I had sleep paralysis today when I took a nap. But it wasn't scary like it normally is, I managed to use it to control the beginning of one of my dreams. I can't always control...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    When I was 13, I had this girl I had a crush on. She was pretty and kind. I used to fantasize about her a lot and it happened one time in class. I imagined peering down her blouse...
    Longpatrol90 Longpatrol90 22-25, M Jun 22

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    I had been dating my boyfriend for a couple of weeks and we waited until New Year's Eve for our first kiss (my first kiss ever!) we've been dating for 7 months now :)
    Tshoraga1 Tshoraga1 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I've kinda had a crush on Tommy Kirk who played Travis Coates from Old Yeller (1957) and the sequel, Savage Sam (1963.) He also played Ernst in Swiss Family Robinson. (1960) 
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F Jun 20

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    I should actually say I've had a LOT of broken bones. I've broken an arm, a foot, my collar bone, a few ribs, and all of my fingers and toes (many of them twice, and a few three...
    WalkingMyOwnPath WalkingMyOwnPath 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I had my surgery done on my broken foot two days ago, the pains not to bad yet that is, they sent me home with a nerve block pump which is awesome, it keeps my leg from the knee...
    1tomcat 1tomcat 46-50, M Jun 20

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    Okay so this happened a while ago but scared the living **** out of me. So I used to work at a vet clinic as kennel help. I had crazy hours, waking up at 4:30am to walk the dogs...
    AMB97 AMB97 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I have had several before, mainly right before I started high school and when I first started high school, but my most recent one was the worst one I think I have ever had. I had...
    tinkbell1 tinkbell1 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18