Our expert says:
That's really unpleasant, but fortunately social phobia responds really well to proper treatment, with CBT counselling / therapy, and the appropriate use of some drugs also used to treat depression. I don't favour treating it solely with drugs.
I'm not sure who you are seeing, as a psychotherapist usually is a psychologist who cannot prescribe drugs, and Espiride is an odd choice with no proven benefits I have come across, in treating social phobia. Its a far more non-specidic drug, but bizarrely popular among SA prescribers for reasons I cannot fathom.
Obviously having any sort of unpleasant and aggressive thoughts about your therapist is a bad thing - why on earth did you remain under treatment with someone whose treatment seems ineffective and who you aparently dislike ? There are dozens of alternatives out there.
Or if you wisely stopped seeing her, you know that brooding about her is of no value whatever - see someone more competent and more congenial, and get more effective treatment.
Trying to make contact with her cannot benefit you in any way, and can only cause you further needless grief. Let it go ; the important aim is for you to get better treated and helped.
Surely you need urgently to arrange for a second opinion, to see another consultant / specialist psychiatrist, for a full re-assessment and a discussion of treatment options. Be frank about what you have experienced thus far.
I wouldn't use Espiride, but a range of meds such as some also used to treat Depression, and indeed some also used to treat psychosis, can be very helpful.
The only form of psychotherapy with good evidence that in ca help in such situations, is very specifically CBT, Cognitive-behaviour Therapy ; most of the rest is indeed pseudoscience and pointless. ( you see, we're not ALL alike !)
Lorien may be somewhat tranquilizing, but isn't, either, what I'd recommend for this sort of problem.
Get a good fresh opinion from a psychiatrist ( who could refer you tto the right sort of psychotherapist if necessary ) rather than seeking a psychotherapist from the start. And if you can't promptly find on in the private sector, try the Dept of Psychiary at your nearetst medical school, perhaps
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