Originally Posted By: Country
So I emailed my new T my info so we don't have to go over every little detail the first appt. I hope she is better than the other guy. I mean I think that most of the healing is a kind of self healing anyway that time and understanding provides. But I ain't going to cheat myself, maybe it will be more helpful than I realize.

Country, communicating the facts and background info in advance may be a good 1st step to start with - but don't short-change yourself. it is really helpful to tell your story in person, face to face - and let the connection grow with your T or whoever is listening. it will help you both. and chances are pretty high that you will discover or remember or realize new details or insights or feelings as you do, no matter how many times you've gone over it.

so - all my best wishes to you - and my prayers as well,
"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"