13 patient evaluations for Psychotherapy

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Nadira
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Nadira
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Oct 28, 2014 (Started Oct 28, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: 2014 first appointment after intake appointment. With my past experience I expect that this is a good match for me. I did find the suportive connection I feel I need at this time. Therapy is hard work and today was no exception, I was surprised to say the least that I found under my fear of up coming jaw surgery was the thought I did not want to 'come home' or survive the procedure. Even typing this it is to fresh and painful, but I am safe, and have a Pdoc appointment tomorrow, which I promised I would keep, (I never miss no matter what, and and almost always early) The Tdoc sees that I am strong and have skills to manage yet maybe I should ask my Pdoc to brainstorm and adjust my meds. As Tdoc sees deep sadness, not the flatness. Could I ever admit to being sad? Hummm, of course if I was not feeling anything why would i be crying as I type this?
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nadira
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Nadira
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Oct 15, 2014 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dreams exhausting, Horrifying nightmares keeping me up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Some how I froze my iPad and lost my text. So I very glad to announce the end of therapy where I was part of the process. Past endings were one sided either program constraints or bad therapy experience. I am sad but the last few months were mostly around being a working example of a good ending. Along with reinforcing my skills on managing my depression and anxiety. So I am ready and will continue therapy in my new town. I'm glad I could stay in therapy with this psychologist for as long as I did, travel, cost, ( I am still not over not being able to pay) and the need to experience a good ending, with an authority figure, a person that is male, and someone I admire for being so consistent in creating a safe place for me, so I could take what I learned and be in the world. this time makes this ending a good sad.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 3, 2013 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dreams exhausting, Horrifying nightmares keeping me up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I came prepared to make the July 8th my last paid appointment due to financial reasons. (I did think I would have time to give more notice). With discussion my T offered me 'no charge' for a reasonable amount of time to get my finances in order or time to transition to another therapist in the community where payment is based on income.($10 per session and up) This was completely unexpected and the impact profound at first I refused (shame of poor financial management) (pride of independence ???) with more discussion I was educated as to why therapy from a treatment perspective that ends suddenly would not be in my best interest.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 18, 2013 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dreams exhausting, Horrifying nightmares keeping me up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Apr 2, 2013 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Dreams exhausting, Horrifying nightmares keeping me up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Mar 23, 2013 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Anxiety attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dreams exhausting, Horrifying nightmares keeping me up)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 90 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: learning to trust a male mindfulness for managing depression setbacks
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Chelena
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Chelena
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61
Condition: Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Undifferentiated Inflammatory Arthritis

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Mar 1, 2013 (Started Sep 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Excessive crying)
  • side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Feeling vulnerable, vomiting white foam after sessions, Feeling tired and needing to rest, Gradual progress through hard work, Vomiting, Mental fatigue or exhaustion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Therapy works if you realize that it's worth feeling scared, vulnerable, confused, and mystified if all this is going to work or how versus being alone with your depression or chronic anxiety or feelings of having no one to talk to that will really listen and work with you and is there just for you. It's such a hard process but such a privilege when you find that person you just feel will be the one to go through the bowels of hell with you and not give up on you or the work. It's hard work for both the therapist and the person needing therapy. Never forget that. Always ask burning questions. Don't let problems or questions simmer on the back burner. Be bold. Even if you are awkward, can't stop crying, feel really low and stupid. Make that space your safe place to go and heal. It works. It really does.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Opus56379
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Opus56379
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
54 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Social Anxiety Disorder

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Jul 15, 2012 (Started Jul 16, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depression with anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly

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Rick N
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Rick N
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jul 3, 2012 (Started Sep 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kaitmeister
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kaitmeister
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
27 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Jun 5, 2012 (Started May 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Anticipatory anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
Chigi
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Chigi
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: None
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:M54y
FM:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 15, 2011 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 9, 2011 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Although I learned many things from my therapist, I didnt care for her intern and I wasnt able to establish a good relationship in my therapy, This is by no means their fault, Im not in the right place in my life for the type of behavioral therapy they offered. After my GB surgery I may continue therapy, just with Amber and not her interns.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 22, 2010 (Started Oct 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: My new therapist is definately on the right track, I really appreciated the fact she did a complete intake and explained my treatment plan in detail. I enjoyed my first visit and found her very helpful. I feel we have a good rapport and I am also looking forward to further visits and homework. I am hoping to learn new techniques in controlling my anixety and coping skills for dealing with my pain and depression. UPDATE, therapy seems to be effective and is helping me handle my flare ups and pain better. Working on behavioural therapy exercises, such as mindfulness and homework.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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MiniRoo/VVV
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MiniRoo/VVV
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
25 M
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 22, 2010 (Started May 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I consistently attended Psychotherapy sessions, for periods of usually multiple months at a time, then I would quit, then start again a couple months later. This has been the norm for about the last 4 years, with approximately 30-40% of that period being occupied by Weekly or Bi-weekly Psychotherapy sessions. I do not feel any benefit currently from Psychotherapy, I have noticed transient, minor benefits in the past, however. I should note, that I never strictly complied with my various Therapist(s) requests/suggestions, which may have reduced the potential benefits of Therapy.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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RamblingRose23
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RamblingRose23
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 43
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Feb 4, 2010 (Started Jan 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for An event)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for death of father)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 55 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Its hard to talk about things that cause me pain, and sometimes I felt I was worse as a result. But as time progresses throughout the weeks, I feel slowly better equipped to handle my anxieties
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
The Elisa Effect
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The Elisa Effect
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 4
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Overwhelming
22 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: vb
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jul 19, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: It's only gonna work if you're ready to let it.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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