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  1. sirenserenade


    I've been struggling to get help with depression/anxiety/agoraphobia/PTSD outside of CBT. I've been through three courses of CBT and it's just not for me. I over-analyse absolutely everything and I just can't adjust my thought patterns. I will admit that I've gained some benefit, but I can...
  2. A

    Please help..If anyone could answer I’d be so so grateful! (HOCD/POCD/ROCD)

    Hi I’m not going to go into great detail about my history and situation because I feel like I’ve done this before and I’m so exhausted now, I just would like to ask a few questions to anyone who can help me. 1. How do you break the cycle in terms of not having the thoughts but remembering you...
  3. C

    Scrubbing the dirt away

    Hi, I feel like i’m coming out of the filthy, muddy cavernous hole I have been in for the last 3 years and I want to share my experience in the hope that it can help someone who is suffering any mental trauma. A quick synopsis of my life: religious upbringing, working class background, went to...
  4. L

    Is this inappropriate for cbt therapy?

    *i did post this in talking therapies but it seems that area doesn’t get a lot of posts so I’m posting here too. I hope that’s okay...* So I started an online course of cbt for anxiety at the start of the year but I also feel depressed. Someone calls me every couple of weeks to check in and...
  5. A

    Breaking point with all types of OCD.

    Hi, I am 21 and a student. I have been dealing with general anxiety for around 2 years, until last summer when I started to get intrusive thoughts quite often. I then went to back to university for my third year, and was living with strangers and so isolated myself in my room. My girlfriend also...
  6. L

    Does CBT work? What other options are there?

    Hi, brief overview, I have been struggling with depression since 2008, I have been on a bunch of meds. Last year I was really struggling and decided to sign up for some therapy, I got 17 sessions of CBT from a therapist which I think helped me understand more about the depression, and how to...
  7. boudreauj4

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia Video Series

    http://schizophrenia.com/?p=632 This is an online video series of CBT for schizophrenia. The sound quality isn't very good though.
  8. C

    Hello :)

    Hi, not sure how long these introductions are meant to be so sorry if I've written too much, but I thought I'd just explain my current situation. I thought I'd sign up to some forums online to get some peoples first hand experiences on similar situations to what I've been going through for the...
  9. C

    How can cbt help?

    How can cbt help when there is no thought or feeling attached? When I am effected it's like I'm a tranced observer watching myself on "autopilot", I am dissociated from words spoken and even feelings being expressed. How can changing thought processes help when it's like an unconsious defensive...
  10. R

    Anyone had any relief from their social anxiety ?

    Has anyone had any relief from their social anxiety when using antidepressants ? I have constant sickness and anxiety in the evenings and all day even when I dont feel stressed out I just feel exhausted this has been going on for three years with no stopping. I have had therapy, cbt and now...
  11. F

    “Exposure Therapy”

    I’m trying to push through and find healing for some anxiety I thought I had overcome. I had seen a psychologist a number of years ago, based on an event that created a type of anxiety/phobia. I’m trying to understand if I should follow a piece of advice he gave me that I’ve been avoiding...
  12. B

    Just joined

    Hi All Only just joined have been thinking about joining a forum for a while but thought I should give it a go. I have been suffering with depression and anxiety for most of my life. I am currently off work due back in a couple of weeks. Still feel like I don't want to do anything and nervous...
  13. F

    CBT, I have contacted the NHS, has anyone else dont CBT?

    Hi all Today I contacted the NHS via email. I have been passes on to a self referral web site which have mental health help. Has anyone else done any CBT on the NHS, what does it entail? Thanks
  14. M

    Agoraphobia and cbt

    Hey everyone I'm new! English is not my first language so sorry for the mistakes... last year I suffered from many panic attacks - then went to a regular consuling and it helped a lot. This year i'm on my second year of collage - I feel better but stil have severe anxitey when i need to do a...
  15. F

    CBT info needed, please advise, I would like to do CBT.

    Hi I have posted this request elsewhere on this forum, but I thought I would post here too. Please could anyone tell me about CBT, I need to unlearn some anxiety. I have unlearned anxiety before, but not with modern methods, or a modern version of methods. Can I do CBT online, or with a...
  16. F

    CBT, where can I get it?

    Hi I have been to see my counsellor and she has said that I am suffering from some anxiety that has retuned from a past experience. I would like to know about CBT and where I can go on a course? I have previously learned to unlearn anxiety symptoms, but this was years ago and I would like...
  17. L

    Severe Health Anxiety

    Hi everyone, I suffer with severe health anxiety, particularly around food and the fear of getting infections/allergic reactions. It means I am very fussy with what I eat. I often avoid eating parts of a meal that I consider to be dubious, I have cut out almost all meat, waste a lot of food and...
  18. J

    Hi I'm new..

    Hi I'm new to online forums. I have diagnosis of bpd, dysthymia and generalised anxiety disorder..I have been in recovery since 2012 and am no longer on anti depressants...for past year.. but have had lots of CBT based therapies the latest being a self esteem course. Learning to manage myself...
  19. M


    So I went to the first CBT class on Wednesday evening. I don't feel like it is going to help but I'm gonna have to stick it out. It is a local nhs initiative and there are 6 sessions. The wait list for one on one is 15 weeks. They had us split into small groups and write down causes of...
  20. F

    August 13, 2018 Interviews with 100 CBT-therapists reveal 43 per cent of clients experience unwanted side-effects from therapy

    August 13, 2018 Interviews with 100 CBT-therapists reveal 43 per cent of clients experience unwanted side-effects from therapy By Christian Jarrett Aug 13 2018 Interviews with 100 CBT-therapists reveal 43 per cent of clients experience unwanted side-effects from therapy – Research Digest...