ep.32 "Why Am I So Attached To My Therapist" | Ask Kati Anything!

Questions for Ask Kati Anything!1. Hey Kati, how can I calm down in therapy? Most of the time I feel really anxious and nervous in session and it really bothers me because I feel as if I am not able to think and talk about my issues very well and I tend to push all of my feelings away and just feel empty or dissociate. I am not really able to...2 .Hi Kati, what do I do if I feel like my therapist doesn't always believe me? There are times when I feel like she dismisses my problems, or doesn't realise how much they are truly impacting my life. I will want to...3. How can I draw the line between coping & coddling myself too much? Sometimes, I feel like I am being too forgiving with myself when I am trying to cope. It almost feels like I am using 'coping' as an excuse to get out of..4. Hi Kati! Is it normal to feel triggered by someone being soft with you? Sometimes I get triggered by people like my therapist making me feel vulnerable but it’s weird because I...5. Hi Kati, how can I begin to work through trauma when I don't know what it was that traumatised me/when I barely remember anything? Thanks! 6. Hi Kati! I was emotionally neglected my whole life and that explains why I am emotionally extremely walled off and at the same time extremely attached to my therapist. I feel like I am still a little kid on the inside that is stuck in...7. This question almost made it two weeks ago! (40+ likes) Hi Kati! Is it normal to feel like your life is split in two "eras" or seasons when something traumatic happens? f. e. 3 years ago my parents got into a huge fight because my...8. Is it possible to improve suddenly in several mental health aspects? One day I'm attached to my therapist, I'm very anxious around people, I feel suicidal, I sleep a lot, and one day all of the above seem to have disappeared...9. Hi Kati, ever since I talked about and tried to deal with my problems (suicidal, insecurity, stress), are always on my face and in my heart. I don't feel I'm really happy even though I still...10. Hey Kati! How do you feel about clients telling you, they really care about you? I am really attached to my therapist and I wish she would be my mother. I have been feeling so much hurt because of the intensity of...Connecting with KatiAre u ok? Kati's book is in stores nowKati's Amazon SuggestionsPATREON is a great way to help me support the creation of mental health videos.Journaling Club - On Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! Opinions That Don't Matter! (Kati's second podcast)video version audio versionONLINE 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.BUSINESS EMAIL  linnea@toneymedia.com MAIL  PO Box #665 1223 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90403 PLEASE READ If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call a local emergency telephone number or go immediately to the nearest emergency room.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/askkatianything/support


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