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#1 PalmettoHunna12

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 02:29 PM

I just joined the forum, and wanted to post a Hello message. Also to ask peoples opinions on which forms of therapy they suggest, and the pros and cons of each.

#2 angelic

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 03:50 PM

Hello PalmettoHunna 12,

 

welcome to After Silence, I'm Paula, one of the newbie support team here. I would advise you to look through the various forums to get the info you're looking for , if you need any help with the board, please contact me and I will help if I can

take care, Paula



#3 josiel

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:52 PM

Hi PalmettoHunna 12,

 

:aswelcomesu:  :youcanheal:  :notalone:  :supportu:

 

Welcome to AS!

 

What has helped me a lot was to find a therapist who specializes in trauma and PTSD.

 

All the best on your healing journey!

 

Josie



#4 Sandycheeks

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Posted 22 January 2014 - 10:15 PM

Hi, I hope you are finding what you are looking for. Look for a therapist who works with ptsd, trama, make sure you feel comfortable with himor her. I know there is tap therapy, rapid eye therapy, cbt therapy to name a few. I hope this helps. :)

#5 PalmettoHunna12

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Posted 23 January 2014 - 02:32 AM

I am interested in the balance. If one particular environment is more conducive to open dialogue than the other. With my therapist I feel like they are regurgitating textbook dialog. Without understanding how I actually feel.

#6 a9z

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 10:12 AM

Sorry I have no suggestions on the therapy question but I would still like to welcome you to AS. I do hope you find a therapist that is helpful to you and your healing. You deserve to be understood! :hug: ((Hugs)) If they are OK, PalmettoHunna12.



#7 PalmettoHunna12

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Posted 25 January 2014 - 10:08 PM

I love good hug so thank you.

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Posted 08 March 2014 - 06:27 AM

Hi there.
Welcome to AS.

I hope you find this site to be helpful.

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