Our expert says:
I tried responding to this yesterday morning, mefore the forum was closed, but for some reason the system wouldn't accept my comment. Lets see if I can remember it !
Do NOT seek a therapist who specializes in people who are concerned about having been abused in some way as a child. Too many of them are obsessed with their own issues, and insist on using methods which can be damaging. ANY good general psychotherapist, especially one uising CBT methods, is likely to be able to help. Remember that therapists who play prolonged games of Archeology, digging tirelessly into the past, do NOT help people -- what matters now is what effects you are experiencing in your current life, probably including some unhelpful habits of action and thought, and how to change them to more valid and helpful conclusions.
And do not even momentarily think of hypnosis in such a situation, as it almost always does harm, sometimes severe harm, and no competent expert would recommend it in such circumstances. We do NOT know that it helps, and only people selling hypnosis would say that it does.
For ood general therapists, the Anxiety/Depression support group should be able to help, and perhaps FAMSA
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