Our expert says:
Remember that all mental disorders include exaggerations or excesses of symptoms and experiences that are common and normal on their own, so it is easy for basically well people to get convinced that they have disorders they fortunately do not have.
ANY competent shrink, psychiatrist o psychologist should be able in all cases to give you at least a provisional diagnosis after a single session, and should rarely need longer to clarify what the problem is and indeed whether you do have a problem. And without a diagnosis, they have nothing to treat and no other reason to continue seeing you.
I'm not clear what sort of shrink you have seen so far, and what is happening in these sessions - he/she should have done a proper assessment according to internationally recognized diagnostic criteria such as the DSM, and should have told you what they think the problem is ( if anything ) and what they suggest should be done about it. Sometimes psychological testing can help clarify a diagnosis if it is not yet clear.
So ask the person you're seeing, what diagnosis he/she has made, and what specifically he/she plans to do to help you.
Merely having sessions that just wander around getting nowhere is of no value. And tell them what you have said here, that within days of a session you convince yourself that there is nothing wrong.
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