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Therapy for anxiety and depression

I was in therapy for anxiety and depression for a little over a year. At first, it was a very long process, but in the last six months I really began to feel better. I didn't know whether it was due to therapy or just positive things that were happening in my life. I ended therapy a little over a month ago. It was something I decided to do for a while, and my therapist and I knew two months in advance when I would end. As a started to get closer to that date I started to feel anxious. I didn't say anything to my therapist, because I thought this was a normal feeling and I should get over it. I didn't want to be in therapy too long, and I was afraid that I was becoming somewhat dependent on it. Now in the last three weeks I've become extremely anxious and somewhat depressed. My friends have been distant recently, and this has added to the stress. I keep telling myself that this is normal and I need to learn to deal with it on my own, but there is part of me that really wishes I could talk to my therapist about how I've been feeling. Should I consider going back to therapy? Was I already in therapy for longer than I should have been?
Asked On : Fri, 6 Aug 2010
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  User's Response
It is important to relize mental health is like the stock market you will be up meaning feeling great then you will drop and this is when you don't feel good
Keep your head up and fight it with the knowlege you have gained from therapy and remember you can't do it alone you have to talk about it that's when you will see what really caused the symptoms then work on that therapy is very good for those who need guidance and no you can't be in therapy to long because everybody is diffrent and some people need it all their lives some a month and don't be asshamed of your problems you'll be surprised of how many people are going thru the same thing you are some will admit it others will not don't be afraid of seeing a psychiatris and get mess like xanax or klonapin to help with anxiety while you go thru therapy
Answered: Sat, 8 Jan 2011
Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
Positive thing happening in your life can help you definetly,but when positive things
happen in life person with depresion takes it negatively by thinking other rare negative
side of it.Istead of thinknig positive he keeps apprehension about rare negative that is
anxiety.Usually depression and anxiety goes together.When the basic nature is negative
they get reacurance of this bouts and need repeated medicines as when it happen.
Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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You seem to have developed a dependency on the therapist primarily because the therapeutic process only focussed on dealing with depression but not on making you self relient to handle your problems in your own way. Any systematic psychological therapy has this content as a part of it. Better meet a qulified trainied clinical psychologist or a cognitive behavior therapist who can provide a time bound systematic therapy at the earliest

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Answered: Wed, 24 Aug 2011
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