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how do i tell my therapist about my suicide attempt last week when i see her for my next session? i know i need to tell her but i worry i wont

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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Holding back: important information will not help therapy and only slow down the healing process. Draw upon your inner courage and it will help you make progress. Start by saying: "I want to tell you something." You can do it. Peace and good health.
Answered on May 28, 2016

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