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  1. 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...
  2. LORD BURT

    I need help.

    I have realised that my anxiety is a big issue for me. It is affecting my work and relationships. Today at work, boss asked me a question and as soon as that happened my mind went blank and did not know what to say. BUT I did understand what I was doing, I just went blank because of anxiety. I...
  3. J

    Confused

    I'm new to this ive suffered from anxiety for over a year before that I was the most easy going person nothing ever fazed me now I'm worrying about everything anything I hear in the news I automatically think it's going to happen to my family every time I drive over the bridge to my work I think...
  4. H

    Haunted by abusive upbringing

    I am quite new to this forum but have posted a couple of times and been pleasantly surprised by the support available from the members on here. I’ve recently started counselling sessions as I have a rollercoaster life in terms of dark times and less dark times, I’ve had 3 failed suicide...
  5. H

    Where to start

    I’ve posted on this forum before, I’m a fairly new user and was overwhelmed by the positive support that is offered here. My head is a complete whirlwind inside and I’ve recently decided after previous failed attempts to see a counsellor and try to turn things around. I’m really trying with...
  6. H

    New to therapy

    I’ve just started seeing a counsellor after a long history of childhood ‘issues’ that have plagued me for a long time. I’ve seen a counsellor in the past but after the consultation realised I wasn’t ready and I didn’t gel. This time has been very different and I feel like I have the support and...
  7. H

    New to Therapy

    I’ve just started seeing a counsellor after a long history of childhood ‘issues’ that have plagued me for a long time. I’ve seen a counsellor in the past but after the consultation realised I wasn’t ready and I didn’t gel. This time has been very different and I feel like I have the support and...
  8. D

    Hi everybody

    Hi everybody, Long time lurker, first time poster. Suffer from depression, anxiety and self harm. Only admitted the depression and anxiety it to GP about 4 months ago. Have self harmed for many many years and have managed to keep that a secret. Have started sessions with a counsellor to work...
  9. L

    How do you determine self harm?

    I have anxiety and panic attacks and depression. I’m on medication and also seeing a counsellor. I have started self harming even though it hurts. In a way it calms me! Is this a form of self harming and should I tell my counsellor? X
  10. S

    Does seeing a counsellor help?

    I really don’t know. I’ve been looking at seeing someone because i really can’t go on like this. Could someone please tell me their experience. Good or bad?
  11. Metalbones

    Fed Up Of Pills That Don't Do Anything

    I've been suffering with Bipolar like symptoms now for many, many years. I've explained to countless counsellors, taken the prescribed pills, and now, today, another appointment with another counsellor that says these pills will work. There was one counsellor in particular that listened. Then...
  12. J

    I have really really fcukt up

    Its not good. I have ruined the life of my partner, and subsequently my kids, and I want to die. I am seeing a psychologist tomorrow and marriage counsellor, but I fear there is very little they can do... Is bpd curable?
  13. F

    Destroying my own life

    I dont know where else to post this, so if this is the wrong place Im sorry. I am 28for at least 15 years I have self harmed which has gone past the point of being in control of anything, harming has nearly cost me my life (unintentionally) 4 times and serioulsy impacted my life beyond...
  14. cpuusage

    The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing

    The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing Quite an interesting perspective to an alternative path to psychology / therapy & mental health recovery - The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing "Peer counsellor and punk...
  15. E

    Worried mum

    Hi, I'm new to the forum. And I'm struggling a wee bit.... I found out my daughter had been harming almost a year ago after some pretty traumatic events in our family. My daughter is now seeing a counsellor and hadn't harmed for a few months. I'm pretty certain that she has this last week or...
  16. M

    Counselling

    How long should see a Counsellor? I have been seeing one on and off for 10 yrs and I somehow feel the relationship has some how "fractured" but I could not start again with someone else m
  17. F

    High Pitch Noises

    For the last few weeks I have been sensitive to high pitch noises. This is anything from the noise of plates clanging together when being put away to power tools. My counsellor says I have being disassociating for a while, before this period and did not really know this could happen. How long...
  18. M

    On ADs for years, why am I still so low?

    I have needed anti-depressants for most of my life, having suffered numerous bouts in the past, paired with extreme anxiety. I have also had problems with PMT exacerbating my mood issues. I have had plenty of counselling/therapy and CBT over the years, which have helped to varying degrees, but...
  19. R

    Had to quit my job

    Hi everyone, this is my first time posting on this site. I have been struggling with anxiety/panic attacks for about 5-6 months now. It has gotten so bad that I decided to quit my job because I was always leaving work early or calling in sick after experiencing chest and arm pain, shortness of...
  20. G

    coming off meds

    I have been on lithium/prozac combo on and off for 17 years now. The last 3 years have been hell, although been on meds, they just don't seem to be working anymore. I have been bounced back and forward between G.P and Psychiatrist. G.P won't deal with my psych meds. Psychiatrist says I'm...
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