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ONLINE information, then you've come
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might help you feel better, but as a CFS/FMS
sufferer, you are likely to need some kind
of ‘talking’ therapy to compliment
your medical treatment.
is because there are so many other contributing
factors that can cause your depression
If you are going through a tough time coming
to terms with the radical change in your
lifestyle, or sudden disability...
if you are having problems with your loved
ones or facing financial hardship, then
antidepressants alone will not get
rid of your depression.
me, depression is a sign of not dealing
honestly with my problems."
Patrick Wakeling --
you are not depressed, and find that you
are coping well with your condition, then
you are unlikely to find ‘talking’
treatments useful (in which
here to skip this section)...
for those who are depressed, ‘talking’
therapies can make a real difference, and
practically change your life for the better.
deceive ourselves when we fancy that
only weakness needs support. Strength
needs it far more."
Madame Swetchine --
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the following pages, I will refer to ‘talking
in general as ‘psychotherapy’
and therapists as ‘psychotherapists’
although they could also be counsellors,
psychiatrists and so forth.
the point of psychotherapy?...
to info on antidepressants
Sleepydust Editor says:
from depression (whilst I had PVFS)
was down to having psychotherapy.
I can safely say that it's THE
BEST thing I've ever done.
you're depressed, then I
urgently recommend that you try a
talking therapy of some sort.
or just want to conserve your
energy and don't
want to travel to see a therapist,
then why not try online
are services out there that can give
you counselling sessions via
telephone, via email, or via 'Instant
Messaging' (real-time chat
sessions on your computer, where you
type instead of talk).
found a great ONLINE
PSYCHOTHERAPY service (PSYCHOTHERAPY
ONLINE ) that
does just that.
I first discovered this service (PSYCHOTHERAPY
ONLINE ), my
initial concern was that they might
not be opened-minded about Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome /Fibromyalgia (since
there are still some 'uninformed'
medical professionals out there who
don't believe that CFS/FM is real).
I contacted the online
counselling service (PSYCHOTHERAPY
ONLINE ) about
my concerns and this is their reply:
conditions [Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
and Fibromyalgia] are not considered
as relevant by some of the medical
community but our psychotherapists
are a little more open-minded!
have someone very close to me who
went through that horrific search
of trying to figure out what her
issues were... finally to be diagnosed
with Fibromyalgia*. So I
am quite aware of what this means
issues we would address with any
client would be the mental health
ones related to their disorder.
Usually depression and/or
an overwhelming feeling of giving
up on living are the presenting
issues for people suffering
from chronic conditions.
that is what we address.
clients out of that dark
place and into a place
where they feel strong enough
to tackle their physical problems."
Lisa Angelettie M.S.W., 'GirlShrink',
PSYCHOTHERAPY ONLINE service
Fibromyalgia (FM) is very similar
to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /M.E.
/Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome, but
Fibromyalgia sufferers basically suffer
from more pain.
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