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I Have Had Psychotherapy

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Many years, various types,

    simple counceling with social worker, group counceling, individual with psychiatrists, with psychologists. Also marriage counceling and s3x therapy books. I've dissed it before but I should say I needed it and it helped but the help was very gradual, slow and often hard to see...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50 2 Responses Jan 17

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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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    I have had them for years. I use to have them all of the time but in recent years they had become few and far between until recently. I hate not knowing when one may happen and not...
    mrhph3 mrhph3 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I have had over 60 treatments by now and I'm only 27. I can't even keep track of how many times I've had it now. It has messed up my memory pretty bad. Huge chunks of time even way...
    ces588 ces588 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Okay so i have had a hard time throughout my life . Okay so when i was about 3 to 7 my sister would molest me and do things to me a sister should never do . So growing up with my...
    britt1276 britt1276 22-25, F Jan 2

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    I got it tonight and have had it in the past too. Its really horrible. Sometimes its for the most part of a few hours, sometimes less. I hardly sleep and has been 1hr last few...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I have had a nightmare of chucky
    emayala emayala 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    This is it. I knew the day would come eventually. I've been the victim of my own short sightedness and weaknesses more times than you could imagine, but I have had enough. It's...
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M Jan 8

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    The evidence is everywhere--the global climate is changing and we have lots to do with it. Greedy jerks like the Koch brothers are committing crimes against humanity by actively...
    AboveTheTrees AboveTheTrees 46-50, F 1 hr ago

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    I've just finished my first round of 14 treatments. I've noticed better overall mood and stability but suffer the memory problems many people have discussed here. To be honest...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    So first story is from summer camp when I was 12 or 13, I can't remember which. At this camp there's about 10 kids in a cabin so naturally there isn't much privacy. Additionally...
    japps japps 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I had posted this on someone else's feed. Had to copy & paste to share with you all.. when I was about 11 we moved into a house that was haunted. My mom & sisters said they would...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Jan 15

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    Ok I think this one seriously will take the cake on weird experiences I've had...so alright I've been having problems with my dad a lot lately. We made up the other day, and things...
    lovedownunder lovedownunder 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I keep dreaming that I become friends again with this girl that I had been friends with from kindergarten- age 21 (we are not friends anymore). We stopped being friends at age 21...
    Eastcoastgirl2 Eastcoastgirl2 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Last night I experienced something that I hope to be sleep paralysis. I hope it to be sleep paralysis because I would not want to accept the reality that comes with that of it not...
    gabrielle1722 gabrielle1722 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I never ever had lice as a kid because I was so ticky about letting my friends use my brush or my hats because my mother always warned me to do so. My mom and sister got lice a few...
    upupandaway24 upupandaway24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    So this was on monday. I had a doctors appointment at 11:30 am and i didnt have a very good sleep . I woke at 4:30 am and couldnt fall back to sleep till 9:00. So i went to my room...
    YungKhroniK YungKhroniK 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I don't really think I did but I had to join this group to post this, maybe someone will help me out. I've had episodes of waking up in the middle of the night and not remembering...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I've had an number of X-rays taken of me over the years and apart from having to lay in uncomfortable positions they haven't been too bad. The one I remember most vividly was the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 21

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    Hi everyone! I'm blessed to say that I am alive today thanks to 10 bilateral ECT treatments that I had in July of 2014. I went from a happy-go-lucky college girl with a loving...
    Livelaughlove6813 Livelaughlove6813 18-21 Jan 22

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    When I was 11 I was at a friend's house swimming in their pool. My parents arrived early to pick me up and I didn't want to leave yet so I refused to get out of the pool. One thing...
    TractorGirl93 TractorGirl93 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So after about 5 months my girlfriend wich was long distance broke up with just because, she didn't have a reason she told me, she said she was shallow and slef centered. In those...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I had a experience with someone we were in the car driving we pulled into a park but it was close police pulled over and wanted to look in the trunk they said they had got a call...
    bigfrank917 bigfrank917 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I had one today. It wasn't as bad as I thought. I had to stand in a really uncomfortable position in this gown that didn't close at the back- so glad I was allowed to keep my skirt...
    mejustbeingme123 mejustbeingme123 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    It was about four years ago give or take, in middle school a after a field trip. We had gotten back with maybe five or six minutes left until school got out. I was sitting at a...
    Fuckthedumbshit Fuckthedumbshit 18-21, M Jan 8

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    Yes, it is true. I have, and if my memory serves me right, it was my first physical experience. I think I was about 13, maybe 14, but most likely 13. There was this girl in my...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    I heard that sleep paralysis happens at least once in a person's lifetime. I started having SP around 3 years ago and had a few episodes of it. Once, I saw something or should I...
    kkechara kkechara 18-21 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ok, this is probably the wimpiest surgery known to mankind, but in the sixth grade I had a toothpick surgically removed from my arm. My sister pushed me over in the kitchen, I...
    redhouse97 redhouse97 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Has anyone experienced or know someone who has had IVF and it's not worked... The sad feeling of why me, and the emptiness inside
    csi2710 csi2710 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    By my friends. They always hurt my feelings they never care just bc everytime they hurt me i never get mad at them. I get mad! Eventho i never show it to them. I am always afraid...
    cinderellyy cinderellyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    praying to a god that never answers prayers on time. if I had to give up my career because of the neurpoathic pains and just staying home doing nothing, I'd rather die or better...
    Toyaliscious Toyaliscious 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Feel like running away or dying cause just had enough of how people treat me and talk to me and sick of feeling so **** about myself and not being understand I can't trust anyone...
    abscar1990 abscar1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I suffered from sleep paralysis since the age of 5. I was terrified of it but eventually realized that it was just one step before astral travel and learnt to accept it and in fact...
    lostsoul84 lostsoul84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    I sustained a concussion a few weeks ago. It's been up and down since then. I have a headache every day...(ive NEVER had headaches prior to this)..a random day of vertigo here...
    Lcp20 Lcp20 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I've just had one of the worst episodes of sleep paralysis yet. I'm still scared and my heart is still unsettled gah ».«
    KilljoyKitty KilljoyKitty 18-21 6 Responses Jan 10

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    my dad broke my heart long before any boy had a chance too.
    Differentisgood Differentisgood 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11