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742d

Hi! This is my first time entering anything, but i wanted to see of other people have had just mass amounts of terrible therapist experiences. They’ll either be way too dramatic, (taking a meme as a sign you’ll kill yourself and trying to have you committed) try to dictate what you’re feeling and dismiss you, (tell you you’re not distressed and just “very self aware” ) or just generally leave whenever you get a good one?

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    • Justinerosexx

      741d

      Yep I have been thru over 10 different therapists. The first one I ever went to made a comment about my UNCLE having a intimate relationship with me because he always took me to my sessions. I snapped on her and she threatened me that if I don’t stay in the therapy with her I can’t see the psychiatrist for my meds. I never felt so uncomfortable with any other therapist in my life .

    • Justinerosexx

      741d

      Yep I have been thru over 10 different therapists. The first one I ever went to made a comment about my UNCLE having a intimate relationship with me because he always took me to my sessions. I snapped on her and she threatened me that if I don’t stay in the therapy with her I can’t see the psychiatrist for my meds. I never felt so uncomfortable with any other therapist in my life .

    • TrixieTDH

      741d

      When I moved out of state last year, my insurance I had with my dad didn't work anywhere with mental health. So I was struggling to find a therapist for almost an entire year without any medication. I eventually found one that the insurance people found that could take my insurance at the time and booked an appointment there. When I got into their office, they asked for my insurance before my appointment, even though I told them about it a day before the appointment. Then looked at me and said that they didn't take my insurance (even though they said they could take my insurance over the phone) and demanded me $200 dollars before my session. I was shocked and gave them the money. Then they finally started my appointment. Only 15 minutes in to an hour session she stopped the whole appointment. It was going good, until they asked the question of what has been bothering me. I told them that I was having money trouble. Right after I said that, they changed their whole demeanor and said "That I was too unstable to talk to and that I need to come back when I have my meds." Which I can't get my medications, a therapist has to approve it. So as they were kicking me out of my appointment, they finally found my insurance information I told them about on the phone the day before. So I couldn't get my money back, due to the money being processed already. I never heard from them until a month later. They asked me I missed my appointment and that was going to be a $75 fee of being late. I told them what happened at the last appointment, especially the part of " that I am too unstable to talk to and to come back when I have my meds" they said they never told me that. I was so pissed off from the day before and them calling me that day. I paid the $75 fee and told them to cancel all of my other appointments from now on.

    • geminigal

      742d

      when i first was diagnosed with MDD and anxiety, i was supposed to be seeing a therapist twice a week, and i did. except where i receive my services has such a high turn over rate, so i would get through the first two-three intro sessions and come back for my next session and i would suddenly have a new therapist. i eventually stopped going because i wasn’t ever able to get anything productive from my sessions constantly shifting therapist. but when i was 16, memories of childhood SA came to the forefront, and i had to have therapy to get through that. i finally found a therapist that i adored and i went to her for about a year and a half. my therapist ended up leaving, and i tried the other two therapists they had, but they didn’t end up being a good fit. since then i’ve been reluctant about therapy, due to such high turn over rates we have where i live, but i would like to go to therapy on a regular basis so it’s hard.

    • TheDreamingKind

      742d

      ive been through my fair share of therapists. i found my favorite but they are not qualified for the state i am currently living in. my current therapist is ok. she tries but doesnt always remember that i am enby and she doesnt always help. i am thinking of switching but it's been a while and she probably won't understand why... my first therapist was good but too expensive, my second therapist was wAY too religious for me, my third was good but not always available/was through a school so took breaks during the breaks, the next one was my favorite, and now i am to this one..

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