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I See a Psychologist

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    Feeling Weird Around Therapist!

    Do you also feel weird whenever you visit your therapist? I've been seeing her for almost two years. She is great. She's sensitive, caring, intelligent.... I like her very much. She has helped me a lot but - I still feel weird, and nervous, even anxious and sometimes even afraid...
    julie295 julie295 31-35, F Sep 5, 2013

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    Cycle Of Existance

    I saw my first psychologist when I was in middle school. It was to address some self-injury and depression issues. She honestly wasn't the best therapist. I saw her for one or two years, but she never really helped. I only stopped because all of my friends kept bugging me about...
    JustForTheStories JustForTheStories 18-21, F May 13, 2013

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    My Therapist Judges Me

    Therapists, ideally, are non-judgmental. They listen, and offer new ways of seeing things, and possibly suggestions about how you might deal with issues that bother you. There are times when I think my therapist is judging me. Her body language—tightened lips, shaking...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 7 Responses May 24, 2010

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    4 Years of Therapy, and Nothing.

    That's just a ridiculous amount of time to be sitting in a shrinks office in my opinion but that's what I've done and to be honest, other than being given a few diagnoses, it's done nothing for me. I think I have more issues now that before I started therapy. I've seen 9...
    UltimateStorm UltimateStorm 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    Lots of People Seek Therapy

    Hey! I knowwwwwwwww there's far more than 57 people on this site who see a therapist. I think it's benefical for anyone... I highly reccommend it.  I used to be reluctant to tell new friends that I go to therapy [that's my word "therapy" ... I don't go to a head...
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2009

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    Had My First Session Today

    I had my first session with her today. I thought I would hate it. I hate people who interfere with my life and pressure me to talk. But she was patient and effective. She didn't even ask to see my cuts just asked how bad they were and when. She seemed smart, didn't ask anything...
    drakneko drakneko 22-25, T 1 Response Jul 8, 2013

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    I've been seeing my psychologist

    for about 6 months, for the most part my anxiety is better, but the worst part is my depersonalization episodes are lasting longer, I'm cutting myself again & doing drugs. idk if I'm scared to tell her these things, I'm ashamed that I'm back into these old habits while she has...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Cat's Therapy

    My name is Cat and I will be sixteen in July. I have seen a psychologist for my mental illnesses since I was three and I am doing quite well in my therapy. I am currently diagnosed as being ADHD, PTSD, ODD, social anxiety disorder, depression, and bipolar disorder. I also hear...
    Catemily7797 Catemily7797 16-17, F May 12, 2013

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    Debbie

    She's got to be the best psychologist I have ever had. I'm doing CBT with her right now and although I see her fortnightly I get in touch with her sometimes through email. She knows that I am afraid of using the phone and accepts that rather than trying to force me to call her.
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2008

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    I Feel Lucky.

    I have been seeing my psychologist for only a short time, but everytime, I have come away feeling as though I've made a big step forward. Due to my back/hip problem, I was referred to a pain clinic, to see if their program may be of benefit to me.... and in the process I had to...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    Reason To Keep Going?

    So I am at session 8 with the shrink...I have a choice in 2 sessions to keep going or not. To be honest I'm not sure if its worth it. I know I am an unfix able mess.  It was some comfort to see her, I still have a hard time opening up. I know I should get help and stay on. My...
    drakneko drakneko 22-25, T 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    I Do Now

    I never was willing to admit depression to anyone, hell I'm a man, I am not weak.... Well I am still a man and I have depression..... And it's starting to really affect my life and demotivate me. So I started seeing a doctor... So far it feels good....
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    I Still Think Shes Good

    no matter how i feel.......sometimes i think shes judging me...i feel awful,that i can disappoint her.. maybe is coz im afraid of disappointing myself.. she ll bring a scale next time to see my weight...i hate that , i didn tell her that.. i bet she knows.. and even if i hate...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    ... But Do I Continue?

    I like him, and I imagine he'd be good but I haven't really managed to open up to him yet (and it's been a year of monthly sessions). That's not due to a lack of trying on his behalf - I know he's been trying to connect with me (and has even asked me what I need for me to be able...
    swallowsflight swallowsflight 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2008

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    ****.

     She can see right through me. She knows everything that's wrong, and I don't know how...
    catcatt catcatt 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    New Psychologist Helps Sift The Crap Out

    I have met a lovely psychologist who thinks the things joyce said to me were unjust and unethical... she gives more understanding and care to me than joyce ever did she has encouraged me to work on myself and back away from people and relationships for a while focus on taking...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2011

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    I Think Shes The Best

    i really do think that . even though sometimes i think she will laugh at me or might judge me -thats just how i think sometimes but she assure me she ll never laugh at me -only with me and nothing that i say is right or wrong. i think shes the best n she does care. she doesn want...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 14 Responses May 26, 2010

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    An Update On My Psychology Treatment

    I am about to have my fourth visit with Katie, and I am not sure it's going in the right direction. I know there are things that I really need to get through. I just don't think she gets me at all.She thinks my imaginary friends are just parts of me that exist cause I want them...
    AgilePhoenix AgilePhoenix 31-35, F Jul 11, 2012

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    I Want to See One

    I've been wanting to see a psychologist for about a year now. I just haven't done it. I'm not sure exactly why. I'd like to work on my issues with low self-esteem and self-confidence. I've seen about 6 or 7 different psychologists over my lifetime and only a couple have truly...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2008

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    Curious

    I have been seeing a psychologist for a few weeks now. I am different from anyone she has ever had apparently...... I went to her after being depressed for 2 weeks and an attempted suicide... the next week I was fine talked for a bit ect. now I am emotionally numb, She says my...
    enewel enewel 16-17, M Feb 22, 2013

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    And Shes the Best

    when i first met mel i couldnt stand her ... she was very hard on me but only because she wanted the best for me ... when i went into TAP and saw her daily things changed and i came out of there stronger than ever .... and now i love her to death and look forward to talking to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Dec 28, 2007

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    My First Time On Saturday

    5 Years trying to convince my parents I have depression, they finally decided to let me see a psychologist First visit- couldn't say anything I made my mom come with me and she ended up doing all the talk I was nervous I guess when the attention is on me, I become shy...
    puzzles100 puzzles100 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2009

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    I Did It!

    TODAY WAS THE DAY I HAD COURT. I HAVE BEEN SO NERVES THIS PAST WEEK BUT I DID IT AND I DID IT WITH OUT THE HELP OF A LAYWER, I TOOK MY SOON TO BE EX TO COURT FOR CUSTADY OF OUR 10YRS DAUGHTER. HE HAD A LAYWER I DIDNT !. I COULDNT AFORD ONE HE WANTED 350 JUST TO SHOW UP.. (OMG...
    willowsflower willowsflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2010

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    Unbecoming to a Psychologist

    We've had couples therapy a couple of times in our lives. The first was when we found out I was infertile. We were told that infertile couples who were in infertility support groups and infertility therapy had a much higher likelihood of conceiving that those who had no therapy...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M Jun 14, 2010

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    Yeea...we just talk but not about issues

    or certain tragedies I feel I need to work through. More like netflix, our favorite tv shows, etc :)
    PartyCrazyGenius PartyCrazyGenius 18-21, M Jan 3

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    This is so nice. I have a nice psychologist.

    He is a Christian like me. He has been so helpful in getting me through when I got raped. I already suffer quite the trauma when I get stressed enough daily because of how my brain responds to things that happen to me. I was born that way. I never look for pity. I just write...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jan 1

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    And?

    I'm in therapy; anyone who knows me will agree I need it!Smartass-ness aside, I've been through an awful lot of trauma.  I need some help sorting myself out.  I've got some very bad coping skills that I need to unlearn and my T is helping me do it.I can't say I really like...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Nov 3, 2011

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    After Much Debate

    I finally decided to start seeing a psychologist for my chronic depression, and PTSD. I have had one appointment so far, and Katie has been incredibly helpful already.What drove me to it is that I kept mood swinging, and there were people I needed to talk about that I couldn't...
    AgilePhoenix AgilePhoenix 31-35, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have seen and experienced my fair share of things in life. Paranormal things has always been an interest and is inherently in the family. I also trained at my uncles development...
    Valtielislord Valtielislord 18-21, M Mar 27

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    It is interesting to listen to people talk. You hear about people who eat at McDonald’s two or three times a day, and then blame McDonald’s for their physical problems. We all...
    FatherFarley FatherFarley 22-25, M Mar 29

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    THE BRIGHT SIDE The sun is always there! You might not always see it and it might not be a sunny summer's day but the sun never disappears… remember that! The bright side I...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Throughout the Bible we see that God loves numbers! He’s an architect and engineer; He made the universe! He loves to show off, show His glory, make us marvel! - For over a year...
    jackyb jackyb 70+, M Apr 12

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    To be honest, I just can't stand seeing happy couples being luvy in public these days. Not that I hate luv, it's just been a hard few years. Earlier I posted bout me not trusting...
    HottRoddTX HottRoddTX 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I hate it when someone tries to make me feel guilty for no obvious reason. Saying no obvious reason because when I am wrong, when I do something wrong, when I know that I hurt...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F Mar 29

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    So about 2 years old I have a weird experience I have my first dream of this girl she is the same age as me I can describe her if u want. But anyway I'm 22 now and every year I age...
    gohio123 gohio123 22-25, M Apr 1

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    I don't like for people to see me cry because I feel like it's a sign of weakness. That's just me. People see me as a strong and independent person, so if I cry and they see it, I...
    GeorgiaPeach03 GeorgiaPeach03 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I think I saw Demon behind a Door but I of course it could be a trick but I still wish it was real so next morning Tonight me and my boyfriend went to the park, like we do about...
    ChristianColeCrosman ChristianColeCrosman 13-15, M Apr 6

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I admit it, I am a crotch watcher. I love it at the gym when I see guys where gym shorts made of thin fabric where you can see the outline of their dicks. It seems that a lot of...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M Apr 10

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    Last year I fell for a guy. This was not just some guy... I was an exchange student, 17 years, in Madrid, Spain, and he worked at a club. He was 10 year older than me. It all...
    lachickaloca lachickaloca 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    "We could go walking through a windy park, Or take a drive along the beach. Or stay at home and watch TV You see, it really doesn't matter much to me. I'm not talking 'bout...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    When I look into his eyes, I see all the beautiful things he is. Staring into his eyes for me is travelling to a distant kingdom where only he and I can play and no one else may...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F Apr 15

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    I was inspired to share this by a message a was sent in ep. You know who you are :) I could probably see my mom naked any time I want, but it's only happened once before though. I...
    justme2912 justme2912 18-21, M Apr 15

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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
    ILYBlackVeilBrides ILYBlackVeilBrides 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    i really need to see him. he's in a whole other part of the country. i love him so much and i cant see him. he'll actually probably see this post. if you see this corey, love you...
    mackeffingmiller mackeffingmiller 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    it seems all my life that I am meant to be the good friend, the good lover, the one person who cares about every single person I meet. unfortunately it seems that I cant find...
    zesta zesta 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't like the way people see pain "all in the mind". Pain is a part of me being heart by it, inflicting it on others and seeing it fester over them like a parasite desperate for...
    rocit rocit 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Panty Lines really are so hot :) As a panty wearer 24/7, I love to see women with panty lines and know I'm probably showing off those same lines. I hope anyone who see's my lines...
    LucyTG LucyTG 26-30, T 1 Response Mar 25

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    I see you in my dreams on occasion; but lately it's been more than usual. We are three months from graduating thus I'm dying to get to know you. We've had moments that led me to...
    Kkid247 Kkid247 16-17, F Mar 26

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    Sometimes I wish I could read people's minds but then I don't think I could handle the truth. I'm my own worst enemy. I wonder if other people see the flaws I see in myself. Do...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Medications help me to function the way I want in order to stay happy. Unfortunately, my psychiatrist and I are at odds. He's new, a replacement for my old psych, and he's very...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Used to be one myself but hey, that was years ago. Not too late to turn back. Hope all the attention seekers in the world do too. I mean, in all of us, there's a little attention...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I am relieved to see that there are so many others seeing 9:11. I too have had a couple of personal encounters with these numbers and was getting worried because they can both have...
    KarlieArrow5 KarlieArrow5 31-35 Apr 2

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    I have been seeing this number for about two years now. I see the number 33 on my watch, alarm clock, etc, I even awake in the middle of the night and awaken at exactly 33 on the...
    Voloagnosco Voloagnosco 36-40, M Apr 4