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... Well, the first visit to a psychologist, is the intake... and before you even go in, you have to fill out some forms about yourself, your reason for wanting to see a therapist, and some about your history, and your family. You do not have to fill out anything you dont want to. ... (2 replies)
... And the first time to a psychiatrist, is along the same lines.. you have to fill out some papers.. take them in with you. Sign a paper saying you are willing to take part in the study of using medication to treat mental disorders... ... (2 replies)
... I am thinking of going to a psychologist, but due to my stubborness I have been putting it off. I am also a little worried about how the first sessions tend to go. Do the shrinks expect you to do all the talking? ... (2 replies)

... A lot of this depends on your health insurance rules. I wouldn't think that your insurance would need a referral for the psychologist but it might for the psychiatrist. I know that you do not need a referral from a psychologist to see a psychiatrist. ... (3 replies)
... Meeting with a psychiatrist during a "medication appointment" is usually a very disempowering experience. I've certainly had my share of these appointments. If you visit a pdoc on a regular basis, you probably know how it goes... ... (1 replies)
... If all goes as planned i have my first appointment with a psychiatrist next friday. ... (86 replies)
... You'll probably get ten different answers to your questions. But I suspect you already know your symptoms better than any of us can tell you. You sound really aware and that helps a lot. ... (4 replies)
... Looking up psychologists on your own is probably not the way to go. ... (6 replies)
... I'll try to keep this brief and not complain too much but I'm still pretty pissed about this. The morning of June 20th I woke up having a stroke. I couldn't talk or move my entire right side. I managed to call 911 and was taken to the ER as a "stroke code". ... (8 replies)
... I really liked all those animals , but i was disgusted when i saw blood and a piglet dead... it had a lot of effect on me... or when they kicked a kitty... So i had lets say more or less normal childhood, i liked watching Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers and i wasn't aggressive as other kids were. ... (6 replies)
Please help me
Nov 25, 2006
... Don't be afraid of visiting your doctor for a diagnose, most doctors will be understanding of your problems. I even cried in front of my doctor the first time i came to see her about my symptoms and she was very understanding. Now she has refered me to a psychiatrist so i can get a diagnose. ... (15 replies)
... she can refer you to a psychiatrist if medication is necessary. ... (7 replies)
... off inside of me and made me start worrying that I had something seriously wrong with me that could be causing the pains. The whole week after the funeral, I was a wreck worrying about my health and my future. ... (2 replies)
... Lately I feel like my mind is going out of control. I can not concentrate. Stray thoughts keep coming to the mind all the time. ... (1 replies)
... I posted this here because I wasn't sure of a better spot. I'm new to the forum, so if you know of a board on this site that might be better suited to this post please let me know. It's long, but I'm in pretty dire straits, so if you would take the time to read this I would be eternally grateful. ... (5 replies)
... I apologize for making this post rather long and rambling, but I did not want to leave out anything that might be important. ... (8 replies)
... I get paranoid delusions, very similar to yours. You won't be institutionalized. I would say to first visit a psychiatrist, and him or her everything. If you hold back, it will take so much longer to feel secure...I learned that one the hard way. ... (5 replies)
Bipolar?
Jan 22, 2013
... I am a 35 year old Mom of two children, and I have had some issues the past few years. ... (0 replies)
... It definitely sounds like he's having a hard time right now. I'm not an MD, so please don't take my suggestion as one, but it sounds like he may be depressed. ... (4 replies)
... First off is your Dr. a Psychiatrist or Family doc? ... (1 replies)


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