Psycho-Babble Psychology | about psychological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: When to End Therapy? Dx. PTSD Speaker

Posted by fallsfall on January 2, 2004, at 18:06:48

In reply to Re: When to End Therapy? Dx. PTSD fallsfall, posted by Speaker on January 2, 2004, at 9:32:45

The reason I left my old therapist is a long story. If you really want to know, I'll find the posts and you can have all the gory details.

The short version is that I was in a transference with her where I thought she was mad at me. This caused me to panic and do everything I could think of to be the perfect patient. She was a CBT therapist, and not particularly interested in transference. Things got worse and I was in a lot of pain. I was very dependent. She took my case to her supervision group and they said that if I wasn't less dependent in a couple of months that she should make me find a new therapist. Of course, this panicked me even more. But once I actually thought about getting a different therapist and finally I had some hope. It was so hard to leave her (it is still hard - we are working on this in therapy now). But I am now moving (hopefully forward) in therapy.

My new therapist is Psychodynamic (Psychology of the Self). He knows all about transference. It is quite different.




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Psychology | Framed

poster:fallsfall thread:295383