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ep.25 "I was @ Ariana Grande’s concert (there was a terrorist attack) & now suffer from severe PTSD"

August 26, 2020 Kati Morton Season 1 Episode 25
Ask Kati Anything!
ep.25 "I was @ Ariana Grande’s concert (there was a terrorist attack) & now suffer from severe PTSD"
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Ask Kati Anything!
ep.25 "I was @ Ariana Grande’s concert (there was a terrorist attack) & now suffer from severe PTSD"
Aug 26, 2020 Season 1 Episode 25
Kati Morton

Audience Questions
1. I was wondering how therapists decide it’s time to stop therapy. Is there a point you decide that they’re either fully recovered, or no longer benefiting from therapy, and then tell the client they don’t need...

2. Do you get tired of hearing the "same" stories/issues over and over again? I imagine it feels almost like solving and answering a certain type of math question over and over and over again...

3. Hi Kati, I have been struggling with becoming overly attached to female teachers/ other school staff for a few years now. I often find myself fantasizing about experiencing a traumatic event like being raped or experiencing a murder. I think it’s because I crave their attention and care but don't know how to get it to the level that...

4. How do you deal with the grief that comes with losing people? (not necessarily by death, I mean yes sure but also rejection, neglect, friendships drifting apart and...

5. Why do I feel like I always need to have control over everything? I panic and get super triggered and overwhelmed (like I would cry and have actual meltdowns) when I’m unsure of something when I FORGET when I have to wait for something when...

6. I was at Ariana Grande’s concert when there was a terrorist attack and now suffer from severe PTSD and depression from it. I was 16 at the time of the attack and now...

7. Is there anything better not shared with a therapist. I've been seeing my therapist since COVID started and I feel way more comfortable with her than my last one. I share more with her than I thought I ever could...

8. Recently I have been creating "false memories". I am convinced I have had conversations with people that apparently never happened, but it seems...

9. When is the line crossed between being helpful to your parents and being a parentified child? As a daughter of immigrant parents, I was often told to make calls regarding insurance or the internet and complete a lot of “adult” responsibilities...

10. I am thinking about reporting my father for the sexual abuse in my childhood because I am afraid he might abuse other children too, now that I got to know he is dating women that have young children...

11. How can people, especially therapists (because they are always against suicide in my experience) not understand that death can sometimes be a rational decision that should be accepted?

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ONLINE THERAPY
I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. Please visit: MORE INFO     
I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.

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Show Notes

Audience Questions
1. I was wondering how therapists decide it’s time to stop therapy. Is there a point you decide that they’re either fully recovered, or no longer benefiting from therapy, and then tell the client they don’t need...

2. Do you get tired of hearing the "same" stories/issues over and over again? I imagine it feels almost like solving and answering a certain type of math question over and over and over again...

3. Hi Kati, I have been struggling with becoming overly attached to female teachers/ other school staff for a few years now. I often find myself fantasizing about experiencing a traumatic event like being raped or experiencing a murder. I think it’s because I crave their attention and care but don't know how to get it to the level that...

4. How do you deal with the grief that comes with losing people? (not necessarily by death, I mean yes sure but also rejection, neglect, friendships drifting apart and...

5. Why do I feel like I always need to have control over everything? I panic and get super triggered and overwhelmed (like I would cry and have actual meltdowns) when I’m unsure of something when I FORGET when I have to wait for something when...

6. I was at Ariana Grande’s concert when there was a terrorist attack and now suffer from severe PTSD and depression from it. I was 16 at the time of the attack and now...

7. Is there anything better not shared with a therapist. I've been seeing my therapist since COVID started and I feel way more comfortable with her than my last one. I share more with her than I thought I ever could...

8. Recently I have been creating "false memories". I am convinced I have had conversations with people that apparently never happened, but it seems...

9. When is the line crossed between being helpful to your parents and being a parentified child? As a daughter of immigrant parents, I was often told to make calls regarding insurance or the internet and complete a lot of “adult” responsibilities...

10. I am thinking about reporting my father for the sexual abuse in my childhood because I am afraid he might abuse other children too, now that I got to know he is dating women that have young children...

11. How can people, especially therapists (because they are always against suicide in my experience) not understand that death can sometimes be a rational decision that should be accepted?

JOURNALING CLUB
Every Tuesday & Friday Kati posts a journal prompt to help keep you motivated and working on yourself! https://www.youtube.com/katimorton/join

KATI'S BOOK
 "Are u ok?"
http://bit.ly/2s0mULy

Kati's Amazon Suggestions
https://www.amazon.com/shop/katimorton

ONLINE THERAPY
I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor. Please visit: MORE INFO     
I receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.

PATREON
https://www.katimorton.com/kati-morton-patreon/

Opinions That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast)
video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs58xfxPpjVARRuwjH8usfw
audio: https://opionstdm.buzzsprout.com/

BUSINESS EMAIL
[email protected]

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/katimorton)