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Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
I really need to talk to someone as I'm miserable all the time. I'm so depressed and it's getting worse. Can anyone tell me how to go about speaking to a counsellor or therapist?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yes. Pop along to your GP and ask him/her to arrange something for you.

    If you can't wait that long the Samaritans are on 08457 909090 (24/7).
    http://www.thesite.org/info/helplines/
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    When I go to my GP, what do I ask him for? What should I say?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You can say exactly what you said in your post. Also, there are independent counselling services in most areas that you can make appointments with - should be in the phone book or advertised in your local careers centre.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Velocity:
    <STRONG>When I go to my GP, what do I ask him for? What should I say?</STRONG>
    <STRONG>I really need to talk to someone as I'm miserable all the time. I'm so depressed and it's getting worse. Can you tell me how to go about speaking to a counsellor or therapist?</STRONG>

    Don't be scared to go and talk to your GP. <IMG SRC="smile.gif" border="0" ALT="icon">
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    well done you, its a positive step just recognising it. your doctor will have come across this lots of times before and will arrange for you to talk to someone.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    A little info here

    Go and see your GP for a referral or contact number.

    Susie <IMG SRC="smile.gif" border="0" ALT="icon">
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Go to your doctor,psychiatrist,psychologist these people can help you with problems that's what their job is to do to handle depression and life problems whatever your problems are they can and should be able to help you.
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