It also can be used as a resource for people considering entering therapy or who have questions about it. For me, what commonly comes up is "acceptance of my illness" and "self compassion". I often go into sessions without feeling much after going through a storm of (at the moment mainly negative) emotions the days between sessions. That's a really interesting point, tho. Discussing what’s out there, helping you find what you like, walking you through the safety aspect, etc. Those seeking psychological help may be better served by posting in sister subreddits such as: Obvious anti-therapy trolls will have their posts removed and be permanently banned from the sub. So that was an unexpected outcome of a "light" session! Don't Fear the End: From the beginning, talk about when you'll know you're ready to leave therapy. [–]Derpywalnut 0 points1 point2 points 2 hours ago (0 children), I used to feel like this where is cry uncontrollably in between sessions and then be stoic and perfectly ok during sessions because I couldn’t let my defences down. I’m trying to remember that my feelings and perceptions were often invalidated growing up. Should I try to rely on my therapist less even though she doesn’t mind? [–]lil8mochi 0 points1 point2 points 2 hours ago (2 children). The Adult IOP program is located at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, IA. A little stressed about conversation my therapist had with me regarding my insurance. (There are some ethical concerns here, and it’s critical that they tread very, very carefully depending on what services they offer and what licensure they hold.). Talk to Your Doctor Research suggests that, for many mental health conditions, combining therapy with medication is the single most effective way to see results. Prompt yourself. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 12 points13 points14 points 5 hours ago (0 children). A couple of my friends also go to therapy, and we were discussing what a common theme was in our therapy. I was so angry I couldn’t talk about the thing I wanted to bring up (a relationship issue with a maybe-ex-friend), and this was going to be a first for me - actually bringing something up to talk about and ask for his help/support around. Life Connections offers ABA as either a home or school-based therapy for children between the ages of three and 12. (self.TalkTherapy). I let my therapist have control of the sessions so instead of weighing what is more important to talk about, I let my therapist decide the topic of discussion for me. [–]No_Philosopher1951 0 points1 point2 points 3 hours ago (0 children). Let your best effort be food enough. I'm so intrigued by this. [–]hermit_the_fraud 9 points10 points11 points 27 days ago (4 children). and join one of thousands of communities. How much does couples therapy with Talkspace cost? Even if my memories or retelling are imperfect, I am struggling with very real issues and deserve compassion. By David Joel Miller. Sort of a variant of it - I have spent my life learning to "turn on" for a given moment, where I just sort of go cold and deliberative, and it is sort of my natural reaction to being in a situation with another person. It’s a form of surrogate partner therapy, in which the surrogate partner (often a sexologist or similar, but ethically cannot be a licensed counselor, therapist, or psychologist) participates in real or simulated intimate situations with the client in order to help them work through their sexual/emotional issues. i'm so proud of myself for branching out of my comfort zone and i was excited to tell her. ), [–]sadwitht 7 points8 points9 points 5 hours ago* (1 child). Like you, I struggle during the week but when my session comes I feel so detached from it, and when I try to talk about it there's voice that goes "no, you're fine, you're just attention-seeking." I totally hear you about the pressure of a list! Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Share on Reddit. I had had a revelation that had eluded me through years of talk therapy, in two days of text therapy. Find communities you're interested in, and become part of an online community! Then the day or so before my appointment I go through all those entries, which helps me get in the right frame of mind for the appointment, and also remember what's actually been going on - I find I forget or bury these things as time goes on, and I'm likely to turn up to the appointment, forget everything that's happened and say I'm "fine" and then be frustrated with myself afterwards. (If you're okay sharing this. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 hour ago (1 child). I’m still working through this myself and I don’t have answers. See what our great state has to offer! If you already buried it... then talk about HOW YOU buried it and why. I'm (I would say) rather well spoken when I'm prepared but when she manages to take me off guard, brings up a topic I did not expect, I'm mainly lost. The proxy might tie you up or whatever you’re into, which frees you up to fully experience it without it necessarily being sexually loaded. Bring all this up with your therapist, you don't need to necessarily talk about the deeper issues straight off the bat in order to start chipping away to get to them. Sit in the feeling. [–]Shenanigansandtoast 2 points3 points4 points 5 hours ago (3 children). Researchers must submit an IRB or similar documentation to the mods before posting a request for participants to the sub. It wasn't exactly a topic, but is more of a given; it's just not common. I didn't really know why I numb emotions (besides "that's just the way it is!") While discussing problems is certainly a large part of therapy… My initial reaction is that it’s more of a “kink-allied therapist” label—you won’t have to educate them if you need to discuss your sexuality in the context of kink. And when I've brought up one item on the list and really processed that in the appointment, I often find the things I learnt/realised apply to other items on the list too. Reddit is a network of communities based on people's interests. I assume it's all talked about before and after? How do you cope in between sessions when difficult subjects are brought up? Couples therapy is available for $99/week (billed as $396 monthly) or $89/week (billed $1,068 every 3 months). I've mentioned that in sessions and am aware that it is probably some sort of transference/mirroring-thing.. it doesn't really stop it from happening; I end up in that 'Why did I say this/What if she hates me/drops me/thinks I'm awful'-abyss after every session and my therapist is surely sick and tired of me bringing that up every time. My therapist also lists himself as a bdsm/kink therapist... what exactly does that entail/ how could he help me in that regard? The benefits of talk therapy prove that through discussing and bettering one's life, alleviation from trauma can be reached. I always go into sessions fully prepared; I've already worked through it all, thought about it all, did all the work myself, basically, while actually being completely overwhelmed by it. REASONS WHY TALK THERAPY DIDN’T WORK FOR ME 1. Anyway.. thank you. I've started keeping a sort of diary on my phone, so it's easily accessible, where I jot down thoughts/feelings/situations that are affecting me as they come up. Talk to your therapist about it, I bet (if they are a good therapist) they can help you work through this. One benefit of talk therapy is its persistence over a long period of time. Researchers must submit an IRB or similar documentation to the mods before posting a request for participants to the sub. This is not a place to get psychological help. Rather than cut and run , let therapy be one experience of … Everything you said here is insightful and reflective and would provide really great stuff to talk about in therapy. Levy , J. Stuart Ablon on February 23, 2010 Do you ever feel like you're either exaggerating or downplaying your problems within therapy sessions, but can't even tell what you're really feeling or how you're really doing anymore? I'm very often seriously at loss and don't even know whether I'm exaggerating or downplaying and what I'm feeling at all. When that person is a trained therapist who can offer you valuable insight and helpful suggestions, the benefits are even greater. i'm insecure about my writing, so i told her i didn't want to share any of my poems. Yes we want you to share the story but we also need the feeling so we can process and work through it. And then there's the risk for the client to even enter into this type of relationship that just seems ripe for exploitation and all around sketchiness. And then I'm struggling with both my issues (that return during the week) and the embarrassment that I let her see me like that. Because I definitely tend to take full control of every session; getting into it with a mental list of things I've gotta bring up and go through without giving room to much else. On the other hand, I can't really have a fake "break down" like the therapists seem to want just to show them how things are. One predictor of whether therapy will work… [–]No_Philosopher1951 2 points3 points4 points 6 hours ago (2 children). Spanning into the Future. Therapy Does Talk Therapy Really Work? Talk therapy has proven to be extremely effective when treating a wide array of mental disorders. Notice what is coming up for you. But it's a good thing you can discuss and, at least at some point, overcome this by admitting the lie and talking about it. Failure to do so will result in the removal of your post. I do honestly explain my problems and issues (I'm not trying to keep a brave face, I've just never been one to break into tears, yell, or be really demonstrative), but because I do it very rationally and dispassionately, I don't think it really comes across. I don't really know. This is something you can work on with your therapist. It feels kind of relieving while I'm writing it all down, but I'm not really sure if it's helpful since it just puts even more pressure on myself to bring it all up, not forget a thing.. and I end up reciting things like I'm doing a lecture or an oral exam lol. [–]hermit_the_fraud 5 points6 points7 points 27 days ago (1 child). I've actually talked about it a few times with my therapist but I still feel the need to talk more. Ethically speaking, a licensed therapist, counselor, clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or psychologist is firmly prohibited from engaging in sexual relationships with their clients, often for a set period of time after the professional relationship ends. People (including my T) are, I believe, always really annoyed by me constantly needing to make sure something is really meant, but my trust issues haunt me 24/7. Now totally sold on the concept, I jumped … Why it’s useful, anyway “It’s kind of like pornography,” says Gottlieb. That would be your best bet to find out. If their licensing board were notified, they would likely have their licensed revoked and be banned from practicing in at least their own state, likely others, too. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 0 points1 point2 points 5 hours ago* (1 child). If only I knew what exactly it is that I'm protecting by numbing all these feelings/emotions.. When I brought this up with a therapist in the past she said that my symptoms are clearly very real. I've found it's not so much the individual item that I need to talk about (well, not always), but the theme of how that situation made me feel. By Charles Schwab--Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farmers on tractors and drivers need to exercise safety on the roads this harvest season to ensure everyone's well being. Having been in both ends of the spectrum I can say that they both suck and are frustrating and hard and feelings are so goddamn illogical ><, [–]SlyFrog 0 points1 point2 points 1 hour ago (0 children). I don't think I'm strong and resilient; I often react with unhealthy coping mechanisms when I'm overwhelmed with emotions/feelings I can't deal with or even put a name to. So I think I tend to present "better" in therapy than I actually am. Hostility and bullying other users will result in the offender's account being permanently banned. Yes, all of this, every appointment just about, word for word!! [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 2 points3 points4 points 2 hours ago (2 children). [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 hours ago (3 children). she kept pushing and asking me to share, and it made me feel clearly physically uncomfy (red face, stutter, fidgeting). I've done that as well for a while; taking notes during the week. Yeah, exactly. (And that she may even interpret it that way.) Talk Therapy: Off the Couch and into the Lab Researchers gather evidence that talk therapy works -- and keeps on working By Raymond A. Talk therapy is one of the most widely used types of therapy, and for a good reason. From what I understand, there’s not a government-regulated licensure board for that role, and the legal side of that work carries some risk. I'm struggling with that a lot, just 'letting therapy happen' so to say. I'm usually at loss for words there, tho, I don't know how to explain something I can't even name. I’m not one, nor have I ever been to one, so I’m only speaking from what I’ve heard people discussing in some of my professional circles. I've got to think about that! Having "nothing to say" during sessions and feeling anxious about it, Question for therapists about personality disorders. iowa.gov is a hub of resources for Iowans. [–]Tiny_Mirror_7251 2 points3 points4 points 27 days ago (0 children). This is also why I sometimes think that I'd need a second therapy session the day after my weekly session or at least two days later, because this is when I'm usually processing and feeling it all while a week later I'm empty and lost and feel stupid for bringing things up. [–]grouptextblues 2 points3 points4 points 27 days ago (0 children). Finally, it could be someone who engages as a kink proxy. Common means of treatment include messaging (similar to text or email), live chat, phone calls, or video chat. I feel like it's both because I want to get somewhere, work through it all and not forget about anything important.. and because letting her take control and lead me somewhere scares me. This makes me believe that you are an honest person. It can mean a few different things. And then I go through days of wishing I could take it all back and wanting to rebuild the picture my T has of me by pretending I'm doing absolutely fine the next time I see her. Therapists are welcome to enter any discussion or to start one themselves however self-marketing posts will be removed. Therapy Does Talk Therapy Really Work? Traditional talk therapy may make your problems worse. Thank you! The whole 'letting the therapist take control'-thing is definitely something I should consider. This internet stranger is rooting for you! Have you tried going deeper into the emotions ? The message is clear: Take your therapist off the pedestal and take ownership of your therapy. I know it’s scary but you need to let go and let them worry about managing their feelings/impressions about you. As far as I’m aware, most don’t have outright sex with the client, but they may engage in sexual behavior. If you could share this thought/ concern with your therapist it would probably allow for a lot of movement in session and take some pressure of if you to try and 100% accurately depict what happened. I'm fascinated by this. It really helped! On one hand, I think there is very real potential for something like this to be incredibly healing. 1. I am constantly amazed at how sheltered and whitebread so many therapists are, or how judgmental they can be prepared to be. You'll find what works for you :), [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 hour ago (0 children). This is a place where mental health professionals and students in a therapy program can share and discuss topics related to psychotherapy. And sometimes I feel like the latter is making it all worse and maybe playing down my problems would at least lessen this part. all I can do is 'retell' what I felt during the week and it then often feels to me like I'm exaggerating or even faking things or as if I'm just trying to get my therapist's attention/empathy. Thinking of entering a training program myself. Glad I can be of some help. I’d be curious about your concern that your therapist sees you a certain way and what that means, if it’s recreated in other relationships,etc. Now I’m the opposite where I’m generally ok in between sessions but the second I start talking in sessions, usually about nothing in particular I start crying out of nowhere. [–]strawberrytasha 4 points5 points6 points 6 hours ago (0 children), [–]imhavingaparoxysm 4 points5 points6 points 5 hours ago (1 child). I seriously don't know. Talk therapies can described as types of therapies that are psychological treatments for both emotional and mental problems, such as anxiety and depression. I strongly identify with everything you wrote and want to let you know you aren’t alone. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 hours ago (0 children). In the words of commenter Jeratain: “I cannot recommend this TED Talk enough.” [–]Shenanigansandtoast 1 point2 points3 points 2 hours ago (1 child). I take this whole thing as a learning process and I try not to overthink it because it's not something that can be solved easily. Therapists are professionals working a skilled trade, let them work. F.Massage therapy establishments, where an individual is practicing massage therapy as defined by Iowa Code § 152C.1(3). I eventually just tell her that I lied about something. So that was an unexpected outcome of a "light" session! So it would be inappropriate for someone in those roles to serve as a sexual surrogate. I feel like I'm going through this same circle and struggle every week and can't seem to find a way out of it. You’re also going to run into sexologists who use that term (although I’m of the opinion that they shouldn’t do that)—they’re more about instructional work. And a week later - or, actually, often only on the day of my session - I usually can't feel any of it anymore; feel completely detached from it all.. just to go through the same things again after my next session. And depending on your goals, you may not actually talk … Sit in silence. And a sexual or intimate relationship as a form of therapy is not recognized as valid by those licensing boards. [–]TegridyPanda 2 points3 points4 points 27 days ago (0 children). [–]FailAmazingly 17 points18 points19 points 5 hours ago (1 child). [–]strawberrytasha 0 points1 point2 points 5 hours ago (1 child). Failure to do so will result in the removal of your post. Posted Nov 06, 2010 That sounds really good. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. But I also know this feeling of frustration and regret when I didn't mention something that would've been important. And I can't deal well with that. You're not feeling it cuz you're not allowing yourself to feel it. I went into therapy rather ambitious, wanting to (finally) tackle my issues and get better, therefore I usually put everything on the table, even the embarrassing thoughts and feelings, because I feel (or felt) like this is the only way to get somewhere. But it also means that I always try to be very open and honest, because I know how much it hurts when someone is not. Ok that is my analysis. But here’s the reality: Therapy is an incredibly useful tool that helps with a range of issues, from anxiety to sleep to relationships to trauma. A thick skin is recommended. Therapy is about you, it’s not a normal give and take relationship. Sounds pretty scary, but yeah.. maybe that’s something worth exploring. I think the best way forward is to just trust yourself and believe that your therapist trusts you and everything that you bring to the sessions. The client only wants to complain. Many people mistakenly believe that therapy is simply a place to vent about one’s problems. You might not feel any of that during the session because you are a strong and resilient person who was able to deal with the stressor on your own and did not need your therapist to help you work through it. I am really curious about the ethical aspects and logistics. If therapy… I guess I should bring it all up. You've definitely been dead on a few times here. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: This is a place for clients and patients to discuss and share links about psychotherapy. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Don’t get me wrong; talk therapy has been helpful to a large number of people. r/therapy: Seek therapy from the Reddit hivemind for your real or imagined glitches of the head. 😉 In all seriousness, the typical format of therapy sessions – a 50-minute session once a week – just isn’t ideal for the kind of introvert that I am. It also can be used as a resource for people considering entering therapy or who have questions about it. From your post you sound like someone who greatly values honesty. Potentially, yes. Since I'm never feeling any of it during a session, tho, (why is that btw???) Those seeking psychological help may be better served by posting in sister subreddits such as: Obvious anti-therapy trolls will have their posts removed and be permanently banned from the sub. This opens up a whole new world of questions like the safety precautions taken between clients or how someone even finds a proxy to provide these services. So I don't actually work through them or deal, I think. So yeah, I suppose going deeper into it and really getting to the actual feeling/emotion.. it's a problem for me. Posted Nov 06, 2010 What you talk about during a therapy session will largely depend on your unique situation and goals. But of course this is impossible since I've said what I said and she's not just gonna forget about it. Yes, I feel like I exaggerate it too. Free Online Therapy is an organization dedicated to providing a 24 hour online therapy chat room for those who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues and would like someone to chat with to help overcome their struggles. [–]Shenanigansandtoast 18 points19 points20 points 6 hours ago (0 children), [–]sadwitht 6 points7 points8 points 5 hours ago (3 children). That uncertainty. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: This is a place for clients and patients to discuss and share links about psychotherapy. I almost always regret this afterwards, tho, because there's another part inside of me that wants to please and look good/stable/progress-making to my therapist so badly, that I wish I hadn't said any of this, because - hey - I wasn't even feeling it during the session so why make a big deal out of it and let it shape both the session and the way my therapist sees me? This TED Talk came highly recommended by multiple Reddit users. My one friend said that common themes that comes up in her therapy is … But the easiest way to find out is to ask him! © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 7090 on r2-app-0b683e10505f328f3 at 2020-12-20 23:43:11.665459+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. G.Swimming pools and spas, wading pools, water slides, wave pools, spray pads, and bath houses, as defined in Iowa Code § 135I.1, if the pool did not already close under the previous order as an aquatic center. I’m an introvert. [–]lil8mochi 1 point2 points3 points 5 hours ago (4 children). "I’d rather talk to my friends." [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 2 points3 points4 points 3 hours ago (0 children). If something isn’t working, it’s up to you to talk about it with your therapist. I would need my therapist a lot during these days, but when I actually get to speak to her again it always feels like it's 'too late', because the real emotions are gone. Talk therapy can help you learn about your depression and help you find ways to manage your symptoms. It goes beyond the fact that people are often equally reluctant to talk about their use of therapy and use of porn. and join one of thousands of communities. (self.TalkTherapy). Would you be open to talking a bit about your training? Thank you so much. One researcher looks at the data. Sometimes just one sentence. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 hours ago (0 children). It's just not the way I am. Usually that’s for people who want to explore kinks in a safe manner. I still feel like being this open and vulnerable tends to hurt me more than it does help. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. So presumably, yes, they could be open to those things. There is an increase in farm vehicle traffic on Iowa roadways during harvest. Find the info you need about business, education, health, government, & more. Clients paying for sexual services can get dicey, even if the proxy isn’t necessarily having sex with the client. Anyway, thanks a lot for your input! I've actually been thinking about this, or about trying this. But occasionally I encounter a client whose condition has been made worse, not better, as a result of being in therapy. That stigma is often why people don’t seek help in the first place. Can you elaborate? Therapy would be of little benefit if you go into every session and talk non-stop for 50 minutes. I suspect if someone isn't part of the BDSM/kink community, they'd be largely unaware of this even being an option. For me, I pick the main thing on the list that I want to talk about, or the main theme, if there's some commonalities. i recently became interested in poetry and i hadn't told my therapist yet. I told him I didn’t feel I could trust him if he and I didn’t subscribe to the same reality. I'm not allowed to e-mail or contact my T outside of session (for anything else than making appointments). I also send emails to my therapist if I have second doubts about what I said in a session and she always reassures me that she believes everything I say. [–]lil8mochi 0 points1 point2 points 40 minutes ago (0 children). It sounds like this would very much be a situation where word-of-mouth advertising would be the only safe bet for a client. Should I try to rely on my therapist less even though she doesn’t mind? I downplay more than I exaggerate, but it helps that she and I are both aware I do this. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 13861 on r2-app-06033d01d1cbc18df at 2020-12-20 23:43:09.896304+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. The need to talk about your emotions is seen as something to poke fun at, weak or shameful. Claims of professional qualifications are NOT verified by the mods. Going to therapy for the first time is like writing and writing nonstop for your whole life, and finally sitting down to read it all out loud. You don't need to know why you do something before you can work on it, that can come through the process of working through the symptom of numbing itself. Having "nothing to say" during sessions and feeling anxious about it, Question for therapists about personality disorders. [–]Stat_Julie_89[S] 1 point2 points3 points 5 hours ago (2 children), How did your T react when you brought it up? i didn't share. To better prepare you for your first therapy appointment, we asked psychologists for their advice when it comes to finding a therapist, starting therapy, and making therapy more effective. until it came up through therapy, and then with my therapist I've been able to slowly drill down and discover where those behaviours came from. I think you really have a point when you tell me to 'let go'. Honesty and especially authenticity matter a lot to me, yeah. [–]NaturalLemon2 2 points3 points4 points 3 hours ago (3 children). I often feel overwhelmed by emotions/feelings after sessions (often react with unhealthy coping mechanisms) but cannot pick them apart, I think, not really. [–]NaturalLemon2 1 point2 points3 points 2 hours ago (1 child). And I’m all for the deep talk, I like it, but I just don’t know. I know that there are proxies like this who engage in BDSM and kink practices with clients—I’ve interacted with a few who are very willing to do what the client needs, but I’ve never pried into specifics. Led by Brené Brown, a researcher who studies human connection, this talk humorously explores our innate ability to empathize, connect, and love each other (and ourselves). So sadly I'm alone with my worries after sessions. It makes logical sense that I don’t trust my own perceptions and feelings now. (And probably during?) Having a trusted person to talk to is very important for one's mental health and overall happiness. Share on LinkedIn ... clinical trials targeting this condition with customized talk therapy. She knows I downplay most things because I avoid wanting to talk about it. He also reassured me that no issue is too small for therapy, and what is important to me is important to him, too! (T sexual abuse etc). Talk about THAT. 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