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Re: Why did you start therapy? Jazzed

Posted by TofuEmmy on May 26, 2005, at 22:45:05

In reply to Why did you start therapy?, posted by Jazzed on May 25, 2005, at 11:18:18

I went to my first T in 1979 I think...I was really depressed, and my roommate was too. We were pathetic at parties ;-). We both went to the clinic at school and ended up seeing the same T separately.

How I found this current T is sorta funny.

I had seen 4 therapists already for depression. I planned on dying by suicide that year. Had everything in order. But I promised myself that I had to try meds first - as a last ditch effort. I asked someone for recommendations for a pdoc, and he gave me a bunch of names, and I made an appt. Well, I screwed up and mistakenly made an appt with a psychologist. Ooopsie. Another stinking T!! How embarrassed was Emmy in that first appointment? Very. Depressed AND dumb, eh?

Six years later I'm still alive, still seeing that T, so I guess he's a keeper.





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