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TOPIC TITLE: Done with therapy for now...
Created On 5/6/14 8:37 PM
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Cutiestarr
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5/6/14 8:37 PM
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I was very relieved last year when I ended seeing a certain therapist. It was pretty bad for my self esteem, and I'm actually feeling much better since (which says a lot about the therapy).

I've come across this roadblock many times, but I had a very unusual experience a few years ago. At any rate most therapists have never heard of it before and I feel like they see me through a looking glass just based on this. Doesn't matter what it is of course, and I don't mean to sound cliche but I'm not defined by one thing that happened half a decade ago and some therapists get stuck on it. This is where therapy makes me feel worse, and I end up switching.

At any rate the therapist I had been seeing for a couple months had been on that path, although I didn't really feel that much worse. For some reason he kept telling me how negatively he thought of my husband, calling him abusive, etc. I never said anything and just smiled. Today he said he had thought my husband was the one who went to a psychiatrist and that my husband's psychiatrist told me to get help dealing with him, but when I told him my husband doesn't go to a psychiatrist, I do, he started talking about how much my husband compliments me and how I am seriously mentally ill. This is in contrast to only a few minutes previous, when my husband had been "severely mentally ill" and I was so normal. All of the facts I had told him though were all the same, nothing changed. It was if he was seeing me in a different reality just because he never realized I saw a psychiatrist. Does that make my actions any more "crazy" than they were previously? Through all our sessions he said he had thought so highly, but after I said I saw a psychiatrist his views about me suddenly changed. I guess now I know what he thinks of those with a mental illness. I just told him I needed to go and left. I was so uncomfortable for the rest of the day. I don't think I am going back.


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channafofanna
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5/12/14 9:12 AM
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Oh wow! that is NOT OK! What ended up happening? How are you doing?
 
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Cutiestarr
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Good B"h, nothing much going on here...how are you doing?
 
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channafofanna
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5/18/14 6:06 AM
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Ok, so is no news good news?
Im hanging in there. Its not like I have a choice, do i ? =D
 
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