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I Have Had Psychotherapy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I would like to try to have a mutual ************ session with a stranger
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