Tales from the Couch

This is my first post in this series since I started receiving biweekly therapy in September 2017. For over 20 years I’ve received psychotherapy and taken medication on and off. I’ve been diagnosed with bipolar type II disorder, depression, anxiety, OCD, and ADD, but was never officially administered a psychoeducational evaluation. My current therapist, Dr. […]

Getting Shit Done

I haven’t felt better about myself as an adult than I have during the last 3 weeks. I am seeing my therapist and working on behavioral therapy. I went through a psychoeducational evaluation (waiting for the results). I stopped taking Zoloft. My stupid fucking psychiatrist prescribed Adderall for me after I told him that I […]

Avoidance and Procrastination

I’m almost 42 years old. I’ve been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, ADHD, OCD, depression, and anxiety.  A month ago my badass therapist asked me if I had ever been given a formal psychological (or psychoeducational) evaluation. Holy shit why the fuck wasn’t I administered one over the last 20 years?! A doctor told me I […]