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I Have Had Psychotherapy

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Good afternoon!! I am new here and I'm in need of some support right now. My husband and i have been married for 3 years and together for 4 years. I have never been done so wrong...
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    I have had many lately but one I have had since I was really young is I am a little girl about 7 years old I am trapped in an old car at night I can't get out I'm in the back seat...
    jturner97 jturner97 31-35, F Aug 12

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    It's hard growing up sensitive, but not anymore. It's not funny, and you're gonna hurt the more you try. I have had enough of your bullshit, and Im not soft. Flush you mofos...
    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M Aug 13

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    I do wonder. How many people have had a crush on me? And why?
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    You know what... My parents took away the person I love, and my fiancee's mom took away the person her daughter loves (Me) so in the end I will take the person my parents love (Me...
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    Last night I had taken my medications which I had stopped taking but wasn't sleeping because of it. I had the worst hallucinations I've ever had. Talking to people not there...
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    Please think twice about ECT. It changed my life forever. I submitted to treatment 2 years ago for depression and am now being treated for PTSD and severe depression because of...
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    I went I've to my cousins house for a few drinks and a catch up as me and her haven't seen each other for a while, we've always wanted to sleep together and spoke about it a few...
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    When I was 9 two female cousins and I started doing things. One was 9 and the other was almost 8 when we started. I have a brother that is 3 years older than me and he also...
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    When I was younger, and just beginning to figure out who I was, I had a sort of forced gay experience. I had always grown up around naked men. My dad was almost always naked at...
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    When I was 7 years old I had a feeling that someone was walking around in the house at night. When I began to get this feeling I got nightmares every night. I got really scared and...
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    My mom and dad had me at 20 years old. I almost died while she was pregnant with me because she simply didn't take care of me she smoked cigarettes, got high, drank, etc. I was...
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    I had my heart broken again last night. I promised her the world. Thats all I wanted to give to her. I always made sure she felt beautiful, because she is and she just couldnt see...
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    I met a girl three years ago over the summer, when I was fifteen. She was my first kiss. We lost contact for a year or two, then randomly reunited this summer when I saw her at a...
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    When we heard i was pregnant it came to quit a shock to me an my boyfriend. It started with us going home after a fun weekend at the lake and we came home and i made dinner and we...
    jerrdell jerrdell 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    We "had" (Or more likely, had awareness of) A ghost in our home when our daughter was between 4 -6 yrs old ( 15 now). For the longest time she was the only one to see "it". She one...
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    I thought I was pregnant and I told the guy I had sex with! At first he had no reaction, he just told me to text him about it! I got really mad, what I wanted was for him to hug me...
    skysplits skysplits 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    So here's the story we are both straight kids both male and were 11 and 12. I was 12. And we always stayed at each others houses on the weekends. And go to a camp with a swimming...
    CIashOfClans CIashOfClans 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Mischievous Entity Tried To Drown Me,Now It Coexists-I was about 5 and with my mother taking a nap on her and my father's bed. My older brother and sister then about 9 and 7 were...
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    But not in the way you'd think. When my baby son was two days old, we were about to put him to bed when he went totally grey and limp - and for a couple of minutes I genuinely...
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    It was on Valentines Day '07 and I had my appendix removed. All started the day before at school having stomach pain, vomiting, and fever. Woke up next day and had to rush to the...
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I had it at gosh when I was 8. Near the end I had a strange hankering for water. Missed 3 months of school. MSG me if u wanna know more 😜
    Nickstar13 Nickstar13 13-15, F Aug 10

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    When I arrived at Purbeck it was purely to avoid the bullies who took my picture nude on Morfa Dyffryn beach a year ago and I never expected it to be anything other than that...
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    I had diabetes when I was 6 I did not want it but I know someday I would get it because of my family. It changed my whole life and sometimes I wish I never had it
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Who hasn't? I've had LOUD ones in a movie theater. I had to step out of the auditorium to get them under control.
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    Hellogran Hellogran 61-65, F Aug 19

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    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder 31-35, F Aug 22

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