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Old 02-20-2012, 10:02 PM   #10
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Re: not sure I can make it thru this week.

I think it's rather unlikely to be able to completely trust someone after only a few visits. For me it wasn't until I've been seeing my therapist for about seven months that I felt comfortable enough sharing the details of my suicidal thoughts with him and even then it took a lot of courage to push myself to take that step. It took about another seven months before I told him about my history with self-injury.

I don't think your pdoc's attempts to push you to share more than you're willing is beneficial for you or him. I think for him acknowledging and respecting your feelings and boundaries should be a vital prerequisite to building a trusting relationship with you.

I hope you're able to spend some time focusing on the good parts of your review.