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I Have Had Psychotherapy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 59 People

    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    Psycho Sue

    I had psychotherapy when I was about 16, in a room that was painted green, with a woman named Sue. I remember she used to ask me a lot about what colour guilt was and kept going on about how I needed to eat. We always hugged at the end of the session which was kind...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 4, 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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    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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    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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    I have had it a couple times in my life,but last night was the scariest thing ever.I was sleeping,fell asleep on the couch.I started to dream about demons and i was scared,but i...
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    Have had my heart broken a million times by the same guy,he destroyed me!He was always promising that he would never hurt me again,he once said "i would rather die than hurt you...
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    And I still have. I have had it since many years back, about 8 I think.
    GSSB GSSB 18-21, F Dec 13

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    i have had anxiety attacks since i was sixteen.
    brandye brandye 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I used to have panic attacks A LOT. I was a nervous kid & remember having a couple then. But they didn't start majorly until I was in my early 20's. There was a lot of stress in...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    My depression is a Demon. I've had Sleep Paralysis my whole life. I have memories of dreams about what i thought were the golden eyes of my beloved rottweilers, but were instead...
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    About twenty years ago I happened upon a car crash where a pickup had run head on into a Freeway Entrance sign post about a foot and a half in diameter that was on a large cement...
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    35 years ago I worked temporarily in Ipswich, Australia, not far from the air force base at Amberley. I had a great aunt in Ipswich and I visited her a few times. One evening she...
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    When I first found out I was pregnant, I was scared and in shock. I never even considered an option other than abortion, although I didn't, and still don't, like that I had to do...
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    SanchoPanzaElGuapisimo SanchoPanzaElGuapisimo 26-30, M 10 Responses Nov 25

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    I was coming home from the amusement park with my parents when I fell asleep. I woke up and had realized how much i had to drink. I really needed to go so badly my legs were...
    cutecheerleadergirl cutecheerleadergirl 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 26

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    On the 3rd nov I broke up with my girlfriend of a year and a half, we had talked about our future, getting a house, getting married and even children. It was difficult breaking up...
    Calvexz Calvexz 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    This took place in a hotel in Spain, Majorca when I was on holiday during the summer I was in the hotel there were a lot of really hot girls my age and they always seemed to be...
    EpikFacedGamer EpikFacedGamer 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    Started Friday I had a "black day" Never got out of bed, except to use the bathroom, never ate, or did anything. Didn't cry but slept for over 29 hours. Saturday was a bit better...
    Davidskelly Davidskelly 26-30, F Dec 7

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    Friendships ending is just like a break up with a romantic partner. My friendships usually end by just drifting apart, but it stings so much worse when you become different people...
    meadowes meadowes 18-21, F Dec 15

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    I had a rough childhood. During my last year of high school, it took a lot of help from some people who decided to step in and a lot of work on my own to get away. Some were just...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I had a expeience with a boy a mouth ago. His name was Gabe. It started off with me going round his house. (He knew I was gay). We were in his room talking and then he said he was...
    Decoy0042 Decoy0042 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Hi all. I originally had the gastric sleeve but converted to gastric bypass on 17 November 2014. I live in Sydney, Australia and do not know anyone who has had this done. I am...
    Shazza49oz Shazza49oz 46-50 Nov 30

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    My panic attacks have always been the worst. It was so severe a while ago, but it's getting better. I used to have at least 10 anxiety attacks per day. Now? It's down to none (I do...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Those words you said "I want to remain as friends" and "I knew you liked me for a while" took me by surprise. I didn't know what they until a couple of hours later when I finally...
    Evoriya Evoriya 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I leash my sisters two large dogs to my bike trailer for the 4 mile (6.4 kilometer) ride from her Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA home to the west bank of the Mississippi River for...
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    A recent accident I had dated over a week ago from the date of this post, I arrived to work feeling weak and drained from a bad experience feeling, and as a van driver I was out...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Do you have family members you can't stand or had a falling out with people? I'm talking like a major issue, not a minor misunderstanding.
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Nov 26

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    It was on a bus coming from school. I couldn't hold it and went on the bus. It was dark and I had on black jeans. I stopped momentarily and the rest came out walking home from the...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I keep having a reoccurring nightmare that feels all too real. Let me start by saying I am not sexually active at the moment so I'm not really sure where this dream is coming from...
    fckthtbtch fckthtbtch 22-25, F Dec 2

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    Sometimes I feel ridiculous because of the among of attention I give to love. I've had my heart broken and I've never been the same since then. I hate that about me.
    VisionsofJohanna17 VisionsofJohanna17 18-21, F Dec 2

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    Been sick all day. Had to work 9 1/2 hours today. Just feel pretty ****** all around.
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    Having problems with my phone and getting back to some my surgery went well just had to take the uterus out doing better than everyone excepted
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