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What's difference between psychologist v. psychiatrist v. psychotherapist v. LCSW? Going through a breakup and need to talk. Choices are overwhelming.

What's difference between psychologist v. psychiatrist v. psychotherapist v. LCSW? Going through a breakup and need to talk. Choices are overwhelming.

Yes, confusing: Hi Julie, the choices can be confusing! The MOST important factor is your relationship with the person, so ask for recommendations, and meet a few times to gauge fit. Also, consider education, training, licensing, years in practice , areas of specialization, and treatment approaches/philosophy. Ask ?? Posting link below that describes differences among providers. Hope this is helpful. Take care. ...Read more

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Break up after 5 years, Now I feel very anxious all the time specially after waking up. I can't study my lessons and do anything else, help me.

Break up after 5 years, Now I feel very anxious all the time specially after waking up. I can't study my lessons and do anything else, help me.

Time2LearnAboutYrslf: Oh boy. Bummer. This may take a while to sort-out. Do you have friends or a counselor with sympathetic ears? A lot of your symptoms can be due to unresolved issues scrambling around in your head. Time for introspection and discussion. Time to go for some long walks and some vigorous physical activity (no music).You'd be surprised what comes up. A Grief Group might help. In time you'll feel better. ...Read more

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This is a bit off topic, but what are some ways to cope with a break up? I just feel like i can't control my emotions.

This is a bit off topic, but what are some ways to cope with a break up? I just feel like i can't control my emotions.

When we experience a: Break up, we can go through a sort of mourning, a grieving period of sort. It can feel like depression, there can be a lot of sadness, but it is really about grieving a loss. It is important for you to experience your emotions, as they emerge, without trying to fight them or control them. Just remember that you need time to adjust and regain your balance again. ...Read more

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I went thru a hard break up. Ever since i don't go out much anymore, i get home sick easily, i don't like too leave my room, what's wrong with me?

I went thru a hard break up. Ever since i don't go out much anymore, i get home sick easily,  i don't like too leave my room, what's wrong with me?

Response to reject: You are acting like a hermit to protect yourself from future pain. Problem is that does not work for people in society, so should seek professional assistance from a counselor or psychologist to help you through your rough patch to get back on solid footing. ...Read more

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I feel lonely after break up?

I feel lonely after break up?

Lonely: after a break up is normal even though painful. Life is about adjustment to change. Keep your routine as normal as possible and while admitting to the loss, put new things into your thoughts through reading, conversation, etc. while you adjust. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Best way to break up with my psychotic boyfriend? Any tips?

Breaking up : 1. Tactfully 2. In person in a neutral environment ( have a close friend nearby) 3. Alert police if you feel in danger 4. Then have no further contact to prevent sending the wrong message. ...Read more

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Does a midlife crisis for a man always mean they're unhappy with their significant other? Wondering if i should expect a break up

Does a midlife crisis for a man always mean they're unhappy with their significant other? Wondering if i should expect a break up

A mid-life crisis: takes many different forms. It could be realizing that you haven't accomplished goals, haven't travelled, haven't taken a break, etc. Mainly, it's the point in life where a person realizes that they have likely lived half (or more than half) of their lives & they start to take stock of things. A breakup is not a requirement. If you are concerned, then try talking with your sig. other about it. ...Read more

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Break up after 5years because she cheated on me,everyday I got worse,I want to die.nightmares.bad thoughts.happened 10days ago. Any advice? Help me.

Break up after 5years because she cheated on me,everyday I got worse,I want to die.nightmares.bad thoughts.happened 10days ago. Any advice? Help me.

Major Depression: I understand your painful hurt and feeling betrayed. Your life is PRECIOUS! Feel Blessings and Wonders of your body and Universe Have faith in your God.. Respect yourself for all accomplishments in your life Do not give power of your emotional health to your girlfriend. Scream out your angry feelings and release all feelings. See Psychiatrist for depression and inpatient psychiatric treatment ...Read more

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Dream of ex-bf since break-up in '06. Dreams sexual in nature. Why still dreaming of this after so long? I know rationally i don't want to be w/ him.

Dream of ex-bf since break-up in '06. Dreams sexual in nature. Why still dreaming of this after so long? I know rationally i don't want to be w/ him.

Symbolic: This is not unusual. Our dream content pulls from our life events. If sexual interactions with your ex-boyfriend were exciting/ pleasant - then when the brain is dealing with sexuality it would make sense that your previous lover would represent this in dreams. You may have no interest in having a relationship with him currently but your brain still remembers sex with him. >>. ...Read more

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