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I Have Had Psychotherapy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a tiring weekend full of events and I got to know a lot about the people around me and myself and the situations we are in and the lives we live, and I'm feeling really...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I have had too many near death experiences to count. A short list. Open heart surgery - 10 months old, 8yrs old Cousin cracked my skull with a golf ball required stitches over my...
    AustynMonroe AustynMonroe 18-21, M Mar 13

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    I have had 2 panic attacks years ago. they occurred in July when I was young and we would have family come and visit us. on the 2 and day of their visit I would have a seizure. the...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M Mar 16

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    Why don't I ever learn my lesson? My boyfriend and I have been having sex since last July. Usually, we are really good with using a condom, but when alcohol is a factor, we make...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Have Had A Dental Filling ........................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Have Had Surgery...................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Have Had Way Too Many Surgeies
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Have Had Surgery and it sucks...................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Have Had A Dental Filling...................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have had several crushes when I was kid on cartoon characters like Batman and Blue Falcon. However my love of cartoon characters to anime characters. I have so many. From Heart...
    SilentDreamer27 SilentDreamer27 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I have had enough of the weight I am frustrated with it I just weighed myself and have gained five pounds this weight is coming off if I have to quit eating
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    A few hours ago I had a nap on the bed and I awoke a few times to see that my sisters were in the room too. Anyway, I must have been just about waking up because I heard my sister...
    ClaraBowDaily ClaraBowDaily 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Cancun with my wife, though before we were married. Everyone heads for the clubs and bars after dark, leaving the beaches nearly deserted. A towel and doggie-style kept the grit...
    dheights dheights 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    When I was seven I bit into an extension cord that was plugged into the wall. I was trying to unplug the cord from an electric air freshener. It was 110 volts and when it made...
    TxToothfairy TxToothfairy 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    Girlfriend, or ex girlfriend I should say, recently left me for god knows what reason. Now I can't do anything I used to do as it reminds me of her. I haven't even slept in my own...
    JonnySlackMallon JonnySlackMallon 22-25, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I quite believe I had a couple of ghostly encounters through my life and strangely both if them occurred in Brighton (a sea side British city in the south east of the uk near...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've actually had several surgeries, most pretty insignificant.  However, in 2011...at the ripe old age of 47, I had emergency double-bipass.  I had told a number of my...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    I don't like to classify. It,sometimes,for me can lead to a closed mind. I was living an extremely intense life style. I only had one goal and that was daily oblivion. All this...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 66-70, M Mar 17

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    I had a miscarriage Feb 6th 2015 @ 5 weeks & 5 days ( my first child ) , the bleeding started approx. 8:15am I woke up out of a deep sleep I had thought I urinated on myself but...
    GodChild77 GodChild77 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    This all started October 16, 2013. I was already dating thus guy, and this time I was 14 so about 2 years ago. My boyfriend, i really wasn't in to him after a while. He would hang...
    heeyLisss heeyLisss 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I know I've had many embarrassing moments, but one that sticks out in my mind as recently being the "worst" one, is, that it was my freshman year of college. I was walking down the...
    need4speed28 need4speed28 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    hard to pick just one... but yeah my worst one was this guy i'd been talking to for about 2 months.. online, phone calls and everything. He really wanted to meet up so i took him...
    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F Mar 10

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    He's at my door, I begin to cry like I don't expect him. I'm mad and hurt and crying because he's finally come to me. He says "I'm never leaving you again" and I cry. He holds me...
    manymelons46 manymelons46 36-40, F Mar 13

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    Worst date I've been on... We met through our mutual friend and for 2 months we talked via Cell, Texting, FaceBook, Skype, SnapChat.. really thought we had a connection. Finally we...
    AustynMonroe AustynMonroe 18-21, M Mar 13

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    How I wish you could read this. So I could unload this burden I feel inside of me. You have moved on, and have even begun a new life. But for me things have not been the same. I...
    Valentina16 Valentina16 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I had spring break and I go back to school torrow and I'm fine with than, I hung out with my 2 friends, went to the beach like 3 times, had a sleepover with my friends and I loved...
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've encountered a form of sleep paralysis. It's never been as intense as I've read from other people but I have different encounters with it and it's been really spread out...
    DayDreamer1393 DayDreamer1393 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I often had them in jr high when i went from one class to another. I had a really hard time to stop them or even cover it. Now i just have them once in a while which is find with...
    fherrera3 fherrera3 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    My dream is i'm wearing military clothing in a desert shooting at people as they run across the desert , in my dream i see camels and can feel the heat like i'm actually there and...
    Twinsdaddy Twinsdaddy 36-40 2 days ago

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    Well it is no tragic heart breaking romance, It's simple , my Father left eleven years ago on January 13, 2004. He just up and left I was six years old and I just got back from a...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm feeling happy, but when i'm a little loose like this i want to reach out to the one I cannot. I miss her so much. Oh well. I've had a good night and I guess I should be...
    jackflash3300 jackflash3300 31-35, M Mar 4

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