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post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-17-2019, 06:12 PM
rockyraccoon
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It certainly can be frightening asking for help initially and it is a stage we all go through. Going to see someone in person or attending a support group is usually how a lot of people do it. If that is way too invasive you can maybe try finding someone here or online somewhere else to vent a little bit and to get some advice and test the waters before plunging in so to speak. It's kind of a small, but in no means trivial step, in your journey to get better.

I was seeing a therapist and sometimes I was not able to see him so we would do our sessions over the phone, but I much preferred actually seeing him. Regardless, there are a lot of therapists that do skype/phone therapy. Due your diligence in searching for the right person, but don't be surprised if it happens that you have to go through a few therapists before you connect with the right person.

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