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A 46-year-old female asked:

So confused as to why i am unable to show all emotions in front of pyschologist and others but on my own i get really down ans suicidal ?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
It takes time: To build trust with a therapist. Tell them how hard it is to speak about your feelings with anyone. They will help you open up. When depressed try calling a hotline where the staff are trained to help people 24/7. Avoid alcohol since it will make you feel more depressed. If your thoughts include plans of ways to harm yourself call your therapist or go to an emergency room and get help right away.

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Last updated Nov 15, 2013

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