ep.16 "I sometimes feel as if my existence doesn't matter." Ask Kati Anything!

Audience Questions for ep16 of Ask Kati Anything!Hey Kati, Is it normal to not want to tell your parents about anything that’s going on in your life? I have really nice supportive parents. I just don’t ever feel like I can open up to them about how I'm...Hi Kati, Ever since childhood, I've had a difficult time crying in front of others.  I don't like showing my tears to other people since I want others to...Hey Kati!! Just wondering how therapists hide their emotions during a session. For example, if a client mentions something that is hard to hear details about or shocking and your mind is thinking WTF, how do you...Hi Kati, Do you have any advice for people who find it hard to accept that there are things that we have no control over especially the future. This is something that I have struggled with since I was...Kati, do you hug your client? I have been receiving trauma therapy for past abuse. With the transference of my therapist, I wish so much she could be my mom and hold me in her arms. However, my therapist refused to give me a hug or even...As a Psychology student as well as a patient with complex PTSD & OSDD, I wonder if I can ever be competent in being a therapist. As you know, traumatic stress in childhood has profound and ingrained impacts on the brain and body. I feel like I am...Does being sexually abused when you were younger change your preferences? I had something happen to me when I was 9 and now I’m in my early 20s. I’ve known for a few years now that I like and am attracted to women way more...Hi Kati, I was sexually abused when I was 6 years old and didn’t fully awaken to it until I was around 13. Since then all I can do is torture myself with it, I purposely watch programs or read things to do with those types of...Hi Kati, I sometimes feel as if my existence doesn't matter. Regularly I will go through bouts where all I can think about is disappearing, and I don't have any enthusiasm or motivation for...Hi Kati, How do I stop self-sabotaging my sleep schedule? I'm anxious all day and use night time to distract myself on my phone for hours to get some...JOURNALING CLUBEvery Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! https://www.youtube.com/katimorton/join Where to get Kati's book Are u ok? http://bit.ly/2s0mULyKati's Amazon Suggestionshttps://www.amazon.com/shop/katimortonONLINE THERAPY I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.PATREONDo 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/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfwaudio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/ BUSINESS EMAILlinnea@toneymedia.com MAILPO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403PLEASE READIf you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.Suppo --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/support

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