What if I actually don't want to get better?

Ask Kati Anything audience questions for episode 501. What if I actually don't want to get better? Sometimes I catch myself being 'happy' that I have a mental illness. I experienced childhood abuse from my grandma and probably because of that I developed BPD...2. I've always been curious about what you would do if one of your patients has completely opposing views to you? For instance, what would you do if they turned out to be...3. Is there a way for me to open up in therapy? I have a great T, which is very supportive, but there are sessions when it’s really hard or even impossible to talk about certain things...4. Any tips for not being so nervous in therapy and being able to open up. I started getting worried about some of the homework she was giving me to say hi to someone as I walked by, so she had me do Square breathing as...5. I've been struggling to have calls ever since I remember. I've been working on my social anxiety and fear of talking on the phone and tried to have calls which I needed to do and it took a lot to get...6. What does it mean when you get triggered so easily? i would be lying in bed ready for sleep when my brain suddenly hits me with these haunting, embarrassing memories that make me feel so bad...7. How can I deal with loving and hating my parents at the same time? How do I know if I’m doing enough to help them and they just ask for too much or if I’m not doing enough?  I struggle with GAD, quiet BPD...8. Happy Thursday! I have a friend I confide in with a lot of my mental battles because she "gets it" - she's been there for the majority of my times of crisis and has been crucial within my support network. She's also a HSP...9. How do I be comfortable with being in the grey area? I'm so used to being in the black and white area where I have been conditioned to be when I was younger. I can't seem to be comfortable with the grey area and I would feel anxious worrying...10. Ever since I walked in on my sister's suicide attempt 2 months ago, I've been seeing hallucinations at night. I wake up to my sister's voice whispering my name, see a figure of her in the corner of my room, or see police lights...11. I know you've talked about maladaptive daydreaming in the past, but can you still have it if you haven't had any trauma in your life. I have social anxiety and depression and...---Ordering Kati's book Are u ok?  http://bit.ly/2s0mULyKati's Amazon Suggestions:https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimortonONLINE THERAPYI do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor, please visit: https://tryonlinetherapy.com/katimorton 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 emer

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