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Kinds Talk Therapies Good Cope Abuse
Survivor of horrific abuse, PTSD, scared of therapy would I benefit from online therapy scared to talk to someone in person about the horrific abuse?
Trauma take it slow: It's common to be scared to talk to someone, especially a new therapist. Our job is to work at your speed. In my own practice, I've even asked clients to slow down. Prior to talking about abuse, you must develop trust and soothing/relaxation skills so you can continue to feel in control in session. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not: Night terrors (nightmares) occur at a certain level, or 'stage', of sleep. Changing the level of sleep (to a deeper level) can be helpful. See a sleep medicine specialist (md or dds) for more information and a sleep study to determine your sleep levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am talking wellbutrin XL 150 mg for anxiety (gad) is this a good medication for anxiety also on therapy?
Switching docs.What type of doc can I go talk about anxiety/depression/substance abuse/adhd. Do i bring all my prescription meds? What documents should I bring.
A Psychiatrist: There is no question in my mind that you should be seeing a psychiatrist if you want someone with whom you can discuss these problems and figure out the best course of treatment. Yes, bring all the meds you are already on and if you can bring past records or maybe a list off what you've been on in the past--all that will be helpful to your new dr. You know what to do! good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on drug: Opiate abuse can be treated with several medications. Alcohol abuse as well, although not as successfully. Several advertised treatments aren't universally accepted. The best treatment for drug abuse is an approach that includes the entire person, looking for underlying causes for the drug problem, 12-step program & drug/alcohol counseling. ...Read more
What kind of treatment can be done with a patient that cannot talk to anyone because of his anxiety?
There are options. : There are medications which can help you with that but also counseling/therapy can help. There are also self help books which you can search for on amazon. See a psychiatrist or even just your family physician who can guide you in the right direction and live a life without social anxiety. Good luck. ...Read more
I feel very sad when i look in mirror and see my scar. People see me and talk about it..Please tell me about a good treatment?
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