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Does Therapy Help?

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Susan R
3 hours ago, KayC said:

I got a call from my GP (doctor) today and he accepted without question my request for a referral for therapy.  Clinic is just waiting for the referral to arrive to set up my first appointment.

Very nice @KayC. Incredible how this place is rolling in good news this morning. It is a big step and should help you make some big decisions. Therapy changed a lot of things for me in a positive way. I’m hoping the same for you.

 

My Best,

Susan R🌷

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KayC
11 hours ago, Sophie Watson said:

Japan? Might move there

Hi Sophie.  Send me a PM and I would be happy to discuss with you.  Japan has significant social issues in Trans acceptance.

 

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KayC
11 hours ago, Susan R said:

Therapy changed a lot of things for me in a positive way. I’m hoping the same for you

Thank you, Susan, always for your encouragement and support❣️

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Carrie

Hi KayC

I found that therapy helped to clarify my thoughts. 

Carrie

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Carrie

When I grew up in the 60's those around me and in general talked about people like that, so I grew up thinking there was something wrong with me.  I thought I must have been crazy.

I sought out therapy and hormones in 1990.  

The first time I saw my psychiatrist I tried telling him I had felt that I was crazy and the spent the time telling me I was one of the sanest people that he had met.

It has always been a fond memory and something to laugh about in later years.

Dr Greenway helped me so much in accepting myself and just being happy being me .

So yes therapy does help.

Lots of love to everyone 

Hugs and kisses

Carrie

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