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So I haven't been to therapy in a while but I know it's much needed. If anyone else has severe depression and goes how often do you go and how do you motivate yourself to want to go?

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    • DolefulGalaxy

      782d

      I have an option to have a call therapy session and it has been so helpful! I don't even have to get out of my pjs

    • allayaxe

      782d

      Teletherapy has been a game changer for me. I also finally found an amazing therapist and I commit to therapy because she doesn't speak to me like just a patient, she talks to me like a genuine friend and it makes therapy feel like a nice conversation rather than talking to a doctor and feeling vulnerable. Search around for therapists with high reviews, interview them, etc. It changes everything.

    • gracie16600

      782d

      I have a therapist on my college campus that I go to. I try for once a week but definitely once every 2 weeks

    • DolefulGalaxy

      782d

      I have an option to have a call therapy session and it has been so helpful! I don't even have to get out of my pjs

    • Bella_D

      782d

      Once wintertime hit, my depression got worse, and I started going back to therapy every Saturday. It’s hard to stay motivated, but I found a therapist that I really like, and that kinda motivates me to go. Before her, I never had a therapist I actually liked. They were always by the book and forced me to talk. But this one is different, and gave me a new outlook on therapy.

    • luckypersimmon

      783d

      I haven't been in therapy for a while either. but when I was going, I went once a week. How I motivated myself was, that it's a relatively short amount of time and that I had the chance to seek out answers during it. I also would treat myself if I had a particularly difficult time, like using a nice candle. also always trying to recognize my hard work and applaud myself for that. cuz it really is hard!

    • Jaznix

      783d

      Best motivation for me is thinking about how much more exhausting it is to just let the depression run wild. For me I wanted to do the thing that required the least energy at all times. I got out of bed and went to school because my mother would practically force me so it took less energy to just listen. Think about although it feels like a lot to go you have to continue to put uo with the exhaustion of depression everyday which feels like wayyy more energy to me personally lol

    • leahhnardo

      783d

      I use betterhelp!! I went through a few therapists before I found one that fit best, that took a few months. but I see her once a week and I get to choose my day and time. I can be wearing pajamas, or just finishing up getting groceries and can hop on my scheduled video call. I can message her anytime, mostly just to vent about my day or whatever is upsetting me. if it's urgent, she gets back with me quickly.

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