Recently, I had a bout with a mild depression, which I can't seem to shake yet. I was diagnosed with clinical depression at 16 and took two years to recover. I found that I have severe sleep disorder, not being able to get a good night rest and staying up all night till the wee hours in the morning. I become irritable, fight with my boyfriend who is very sweet to me. I have failing grades in school now, and it was the thing I really wanted to do in making a career change. I feel awful, I know I'm a perfectionist, and the anxiety is getting to me. I had a therapist when I was young and was with her off and on for 4 years. I was the one who decided to cut off therapy five years ago. I feel embarrassed that I should have changed my patterns again, but I didn't. I know my therapist can help me a lot, but I'm so embarrassed to go back to see her. I should be well now. Do you think I should see my therapist again ?
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