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Re: New ? therapist

Posted by jane on June 22, 1999, at 20:25:58

In reply to Re: New ? therapist , posted by Victoria on June 22, 1999, at 18:50:19

> Here's my two cents again: It does sound now like you should explore making a change. After that amount of time, I think you should feel that your problems have improved in some way. My experience differs from Danny's and JohnL's. My psychiatrist is a very good therapist; to help ensure that he would be, I looked for someone with psychoanalytic training. I'm not in classical analysis, but it makes him a good therapist and I really like the fact that psychoanalysts must go through analysis as part of their training, so they know what it's like to be a patient. I would personally be very uncomfortable with a therapist who made me feel "high"; I'm more interested in someone who will listen to what I feel. But different strokes . . . And that's the point. You need to find a therapist who's a good fit with you. Perhaps you don't have to "quit" your current doc before you explore other options. You could find a few other names and set up appointments to meet them and discuss your situation and expectations, sort of like getting a "second opinion." Good luck!
Victoria--what is the difference between a psycharist and a psychoanalyst? What is "psychoanalytic training"? Thanks-jane




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