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Mushling1

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Hello to all that take the time to read this..

I'm 26 and I recently found out from my GP that I was diagnosed with a PD when I was much younger during a time when I saw an adolescent/young adult psychiatrist, but neither myself or my parent were told about this at the time.

I have recently finished my third go at CBT and the final evaluation from the therapist was to go back to my GP so they could look at referring me to a specialist that could provide longer psychological care. After going through my symptoms and issues with my GP, he agreed and made the referral. 2 weeks later my GP calls me and tells me that a triage of people who he referred me to have rejected my referral and also that they said I should try going back to CBT in 6 months if I'm still having issues.

I'm in complete disbelief that I've been rejected and cast off like this with no explanation as to why. When 2 out 3 of clinicians agree that I should have long term care but the people that provide that care say no, what the hell do I do? What do you guys think of this and have any of you experienced this?

Thank you for taking the time to read this.
 
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I'm sorry your going through this. Have you thought about trying DBT ?
 
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I'm sorry your going through this. Have you thought about trying DBT ?
One of my GPs did bring that up but I don't want to keep going back and forth and seem like I'm looking for attention. Because I only found out about the diagnosis recently, everything is quite overwhelming but noone seems to want to shed any light on what it means or sit down with me and actually go through each one of my options. I feel like they've given up on me and are sick of me, like I'm a liability.
 
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I think DBT is more helpful than CBT for BPD atleast because learning techniques for emotion regulation is crucial
 
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i haven't had the time to do to DBT but i would love to and i hear its great with helping find coping strategies
 
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One of my GPs did bring that up but I don't want to keep going back and forth and seem like I'm looking for attention. Because I only found out about the diagnosis recently, everything is quite overwhelming but noone seems to want to shed any light on what it means or sit down with me and actually go through each one of my options. I feel like they've given up on me and are sick of me, like I'm a liability.
If I were you would go back to your GP and say you are interested in having DBT. It is very intense but it does work very well for people with BPD. It would help you understand your condition much more too.
 
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