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 an adult's body and will therefore never receive the gentle love, affection and soothing that it so desperately needs and wants...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 dad found out my mom was texting another man. I was there when...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 feelings I have, that I wish I didn´t. What does it feel like to you if...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.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 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.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton)


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