ep.35 "Why Am I So Attached To My Therapist?" | AKA

Ask Kati Anything audience questions:1. How do therapists feel when their client talks about something really traumatic? I mean, therapists are people too and really terrible things happening to other people...2. A friend of mine received a phone call from the school psychologist because her 10-year-old daughter used her school computer to google “How to commit suicide.” My friend recently...3. Hey Kati! Could you explain a bit more the science behind false memories ? I do not know if my abuse was made up because it became a problem in my life only a few years ago when I started learning about psychology in college and I started remembering stuff from...4. Hope you're doing great. Can you talk about hiding things we want to talk about but are ashamed of or scared of. I've been meaning to talk about more of my sexuality (being gay) and traumas I've...5. Hi Kati! Why can’t I be okay with the way I feel for my therapist? I told my therapist about imagining having her as my mother, really liking her. The fact she doesn't give me any kind of reaction makes me feel miserable and like what I feel is wrong, even if it...6. Hey there! How do we keep going towards a goal when we're seeing no encouraging feedback yet? It may or may not be "working", but we can't see it. It's so easy to quit at this...7. Hey Kati, how do I ask for help? I have really been struggling lately and I haven’t told anyone about it. I want to ask for help but every time I try the anxiety is...8. Any tips on how to become less body-focused/more body positive? My eating disordered and low self-esteemed mind cannot follow the progress my body made during the intuitive eating journey I've started in January this year. To this day I've become calmer around food and stopped hoarding it as much since binging/purging cycles, but I'm having a very hard time with...9. Hi Kati. All of my therapy sessions at the beginning are silent. I know that I have to start talking about whatever I want but the problem is I don’t know what to say, what is my problem at this moment. Everything seems unimportant, small and silly and I should be able to deal with it. My therapist does not start talking despite knowing that...10. Hi Kati hope you are doing well. How do I let go of my past self? I've been trying to move past my depressed and traumatised self but I can't seem to let it go, I'm attached to it and I want to hold to it. As a result, I don't feel like myself when I'm not depressed which means that when things are...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 EMAIL  linnea@toneymedia.com MAIL  PO 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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