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New psychiatrist - April 4th 2017, 08:51 PM

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My new psychiatrist rubbed me the wrong way. I walked into her office and she was like I see you tried to cut yourself, you scars are ugly and will last forever. Then when she saw I was diagnosed with an eating disorder she was like oh so you have binge eating disorder. I said no I have bulimia but more so EDNOS. I told her I restrict and told her what I eat and she was like then how come you are fat? Then when she was going threw the list of ed symptoms she was like like do you over exercise? and before I could answer she said obviously not. Truth is I do at times. Then when I told her I don't purge binges only meals she said that's stupid and doesn't make sense. Tome I don't have the patients to kneel in front of the toilet for 15 minutes puking. It makes sense to me. Oh and then when I told her I threw away all my razor blades instead of saying that is a good first step, she looked at me and said oh you can just go buy more. She pissed me off so much, I feel like burning or cutting myself. I just feel like crap.

And on top of all of that. She took me off of most of my medicine. I do not feel comfortable being taken off of all my medicine.

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Re: New psychiatrist - April 4th 2017, 08:57 PM

Find a new one! And let whoever referred you know that you were treated this way so they don't send anyone else to her, or at least think twice about it. You didn't deserve to be treated like that, don't let her spiral you to a dangerous or unhealthy place. This was absolutely wrong on every level.


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Re: New psychiatrist - April 4th 2017, 09:02 PM

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Find a new one! And let whoever referred you know that you were treated this way so they don't send anyone else to her, or at least think twice about it. You didn't deserve to be treated like that, don't let her spiral you to a dangerous or unhealthy place. This was absolutely wrong on every level.
The problem is they want me to have stability so I don't know if my therapist will let me change again. But I will talk to her and let her know.



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Re: New psychiatrist - April 4th 2017, 09:18 PM

For something like this, I'd hope so. Stability isn't healthy if you're subjected to this when you see them.


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Re: New psychiatrist - April 5th 2017, 03:19 AM

I agree this is not healthy for you at all, if anything it's counter-productive. Definetly talk to your therapist and tell them everything that made you feel awful about this psychiatrist and advocate for yourself. You deserve someone who will help you reach your goals and keep you healthy.


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Re: New psychiatrist - April 5th 2017, 01:15 PM

Sounds like this "therapist" needs to be looked at, this is unacceptable behavior/"advice" (though it's hardly advice, more like belittling). I would try to talk to who you can about changing therapists again. I've changed therapists 4-5 times over the last 7-8 years so it's absolutely okay to change if you're no longer comfortable or need a different perspective. I'm sorry to hear that you had a bad experience though and I don't blame you for wanting a different person. But the way she went about bringing up your personal issues is totally unprofessional. Like you don't just tell someone "oh you can just go buy more", that's literally encouraging the behavior and goes against what therapists are supposed to do. I understand a possible "tough love" approach but this is certainly not that. If you when you change therapists, I would report her...Best of luck




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Re: New psychiatrist - April 5th 2017, 06:27 PM

Hey Essa,

You need to find a new therapist. You have the right to tell whoever referred you to that therapist that you want a different one. Tell them what they said to you during your appointment. That is giving you negative thoughts, and I know you're allowed to change who you see.

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Re: New psychiatrist - April 5th 2017, 06:27 PM

Hey Essa,

You need to find a new therapist. You have the right to tell whoever referred you to that therapist that you want a different one. Tell them what they said to you during your appointment. That is giving you negative thoughts, and I know you're allowed to change who you see.

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Re: New psychiatrist - April 5th 2017, 08:15 PM

Find a new one. Sorry to be blunt but she sounds like a cow! Rude much.

You don't have to put up with such ignorance and blatant disregard of you, your emotions, your symptoms, and your strengths!!

Uff this has infuriated me, I can only imagine how hurt you must be right now!


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