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I've gotten in a lot of messes in the past and I can't seem to let go. Should I go to a psychiatrist?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Perhaps
I'm not sure what kind of messes you're referring to, but incapacitating guilt can certainly affect your mental health.
Psychiatrists can often help with this -- but if you decide to see one, make sure s/he offers psychotherapy as well as medication management in his or her practice. It sounds like talk therapy will be an important part of your healing. Be well.

In brief: Perhaps
I'm not sure what kind of messes you're referring to, but incapacitating guilt can certainly affect your mental health.
Psychiatrists can often help with this -- but if you decide to see one, make sure s/he offers psychotherapy as well as medication management in his or her practice. It sounds like talk therapy will be an important part of your healing. Be well.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: That's OK or u could
Begin with counseling.
You also may be able to raise that problem with your primary care physician or someone in your family or very close friends you trust. Start where you feel most safe and comfortable talking about it and go from there.

In brief: That's OK or u could
Begin with counseling.
You also may be able to raise that problem with your primary care physician or someone in your family or very close friends you trust. Start where you feel most safe and comfortable talking about it and go from there.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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