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Change in therapy

Posted by MadelineRun on June 14, 2010, at 22:39:37

My T and I have been in therapy for over 2 years now and for the last 18 months I have seen her for 4-5 sessions every week. This may seem like a lot to some of you, but I'm in pretty deep emotional psychodynamic psychotherapy. My insurance company has decided that it is not a "medical necessity" for them to pay a (very small) portion of 5x/week therapy. They have told me and my T that they will only pay for 2x/week therapy. My T and I have been fighting this a whole lot. She's been on the phone with them numerous times. But it seems like the insurance company won't budge, EVEN THOUGH I have a history of self harm and VERY (on and off for the past few months) recent suicidal thoughts. When my T told the insurance people that I need more sessions partially because I am suicidal, the lady on the other end (literally!!) laughed. Needless to say, I am horrified at what it means to only see my T a couple times a week. I can't afford to see her any more than that.

All this has just left me feeling heartbroken, in a way. My T and I have such a great relationship and connection. I'm scared, worried, and terrified that we'll lose the part of our relationship that I treasure. This is just reminding me that we will not forever be in therapy together. And as much as I wish I didn't desperately need therapy, I am so glad I have her to be my therapist.




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