ep#15 - "Can depression alter your brain permanently?" | Ask Kati Anything!

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Jun 18 2020 78 mins   8
Audience questions for Ask Kati Anything #15 1. I was wondering how to cope with grieving the loss of therapy and not seeing one's therapist again (assuming that one wouldn't be able to go back to therapy at least for a while)? There are times where a client might have to terminate for ... 2. I moved into college 7 weeks ago and have been full-on relapsing into anorexia since then. I have been telling my therapist about it, but I don't want to go back to recovery at the moment and I feel like I am just.... 3. What would you say to your patients/clients if they came in and told you they felt like they were wasting your time? Here lately I feel like I’m... 4. Can depression alter your brain permanently? Even after a depressive episode is over it feels as if my mental capacity is not the same as it used to be. As though I've lost parts of myself along the way, and have become more... 5. I just wanted to know if seeing a male therapist after not having any kind of relationship with men, (because of trauma) therapeutic in itself? I know part of my therapy was to address my beliefs of how I see men/ how I view myself, and to work on... 6. Hi Kati, recently I realized during therapy I was emotionally neglected since the age of 6. I know my parents did what they could with the knowledge/skills they had at the time. I struggle with feelings of guilt: how could I possibly think such horrible things about my... 7. If somebody is feeling like they don’t deserve help or feels extremely tired of trying to fight and therefore distances away from their therapist and maybe begins to miss appointments and ... 8. Hey Kati! My therapist hasn't given me a diagnosis yet, and it makes me wonder if maybe I don't really have anything going on to be diagnosed. I don't know how to ... 9. Huge struggle I have and I really hope this gets in the video!! How can I know if I'm really suicidal or just feel hopeless that day and not wanting to live?? When I have a bad day (anxiety, ED, depression etc) I think about... 10. Why does no one like shy people? And why do honest and kind people get exploited or ignored and those with a certain "ego" and the ability to sell and present themselves get rewarded? 11. What to do when you already had a lot of therapy and you would get along with yourself a lot better but you still are unable to... 12. Hi, I have been seeing a therapist and I feel like I overshare, and then when I am out of her office I regret everything I say. JOURNALING CLUB Every Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! https://www.youtube.com/katimorton/join KATI'S BOOK "Are u ok?" http://bit.ly/2s0mULy Kati's Amazon Suggestions https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimorton ONLINE THERAPY Kati does not currently offer online therapy, but she has partnered with BetterHelp who can connect you with a licensed, online counselor in your area: https://tryonlinetherapy.com/katimorton PATREON Do you want to help me support the creation of mental health videos? https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/ Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast) video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfw audio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/ BUS Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton)