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  • Author : Netty78
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  • Topic : Welcome & getting started

So I am just wanting to connect with people who suffer from BPD and compare notes on treatment and options for therapy.

At the moment my battle with BPD and depression seems to be like Ground Hog Day, running day in and day out? Does anyone else with BPD find this?

 I am doing Therapy with the local psychologist but just feel like I am going in circles or just plodding along each day until the next session. As for my psychiatrist, well he travels up from Sydney and my follow up appointments are 3-4 months apart. He isn't like my old psychiatrist who diagnosed and treated patients but he also did psychotherapy and somatics. My psychiatrist just goes through your history since the last appointment, looks over your medication, then wham, bam thank you mam, your appointment is done and dusted and you feel like you have wasted time being there.

Can anyone recommend any great psychiatrists in NSW who don't just diagnose and treat but do psychotherapy and mindfulness? Is there anything useful out there for BPD patients?

GP's are as good as useless to see in my area as they won't adjust your mental health medications or introduce a new one until they have advice from your psychiatrist.

Does anyone find it like Ground Hog Day dealing with GP's, psychiatrists and psychologists?

In the New England (Northern NSW) mental health services and support is pathetic! A lot of money has gone into Headspace and stuff to support our youth, but nothing for the general public when it comes to Mental Health.


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