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By Spencer - / Thursday 6 December 2018 12:30 /
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By  sarkycow  |  22

You may want to try TalkSpace for counseling. I've used it for the last 2-2.5 years. I use it more than in person as I have chronic pain, it's also helpful to me that I can write stuff to my therapist at 4 in the morning. You can "FaceTime" with them, send vice messages or just type. They give you a choice between 3 counselors (after finding out the main reason you're there). I also find it cheaper per month than my in person therapy.

The main point though is that you've decided that you need to speak with someone. You can call your GP and ask them for recommendations according to your healthcare provider. If it is of high priority be sure to relay that to them too. Feel better, OP.

By  interesting33  |  36

that is really great that you took that step. Keep trying. it is really important. Your GP might also be able to recommend a site or groups you can go to. mine did. I use Silver cloud atm

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By  interesting33  |  36

that is really great that you took that step. Keep trying. it is really important. Your GP might also be able to recommend a site or groups you can go to. mine did. I use Silver cloud atm

By  sarkycow  |  22

You may want to try TalkSpace for counseling. I've used it for the last 2-2.5 years. I use it more than in person as I have chronic pain, it's also helpful to me that I can write stuff to my therapist at 4 in the morning. You can "FaceTime" with them, send vice messages or just type. They give you a choice between 3 counselors (after finding out the main reason you're there). I also find it cheaper per month than my in person therapy.

The main point though is that you've decided that you need to speak with someone. You can call your GP and ask them for recommendations according to your healthcare provider. If it is of high priority be sure to relay that to them too. Feel better, OP.

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  sarkycow  |  22

I forgot to add in my comment above about TalkSpace - if you select a therapist and for whatever reason they're just not suitable for you .. you can switch therapists with ease.

My first therapist was very nice but she just wasn't the right for for me. So, I decided I would try someone else, they ask a few more questions as well as why the first wasn't a good fit (that's optional). Then they give you a selection of other therapist's that you can read all about and hopefully find one suited to you.

If you need someone to chat until you find a therapist, I'm sure there are many people on here. myself included, who would be happy to chat with you.

I hope in time you are able to feel happy. {{(hug)}}

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  sarkycow  |  22

Great suggestion, Dream Alone. I've been a daily strength member since 2007 and I met a bunch of great people who helped me me through tough times and I was able to do the same in return.

By  KaD6  |  16

This has an easy solution. 1- figure out something you like doing (reading, darts, ect). 2- find a club for this. 3- meet and enjoy. If there is no club, START ONE and advertise. Even if it's just movie night.

By  Quasita  |  20

I provide peer counseling via 7cups, myself. Depending on your needs, whether you just need someone to talk to or if you need professional help, you should be able to find *someone* available to talk.

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