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loucifer

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Tips for going to a new psychiatrist for the first time in months?

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    • KatGPT

      659d

      If your psychiatrist asks you questions, be honest with every answer. I agree with one of the other users on this post who commented. You don't have to open up completely, it might take a few visits. But for a start, if they ask you a question, be honest with everything. That's the only way they'll know how to help you.

    • KatGPT

      659d

      If your psychiatrist asks you questions, be honest with every answer. I agree with one of the other users on this post who commented. You don't have to open up completely, it might take a few visits. But for a start, if they ask you a question, be honest with everything. That's the only way they'll know how to help you.

    • Lightswitch

      660d

      Bring fidgets if you need it to ease anxiety, if it's telehealth get comfy My first visit was pretty much just reviewing my file and what I want help on, I don't tell my psychiatrist a huge amount about my life mostly just problems I need addressed or help on

      • mkd123

        659d

        @Lightswitch yes!!! if it is telehealth, they literally aren’t allowed to judge. should you make a good first impression? yes. can a good impression be from your bed? yes. the first office i went to always had a bowl of fidgets and it was so helpful.

        • Lightswitch

          659d

          @mkd123 Tbh my therapist has told me she gets jealous of me because I always have a plushie chilling with me during my telehealth appointments lol

    • mkd123

      660d

      Been through this. Don’t go in expecting to want to open up completely, it’s ok if it takes a few visits.

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