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Re: [IP] Long time diabetes-pump use/Back again

Hi Bonnie,

Some "shrinks" (psychiatrists) work with therapy as well as meds (mine
does).  I don't know how I would have gotten through the last few years
without him!

Bonnie Richardson wrote:
> John,
> Thanks for your good input, however, I must take issue (my personal stand)
> on the "what do you need a shrink for?".  Everyone needs a regular
> "physical" check up and everyone also needs a "mental" health check up from
> time to time.  Life is tough, and sometimes we all need someone to bounce
> thoughts off of.   "Shrinks" are valuable, although I prefer Psychologists
> (shrinks cure with medication and psychologists cure with therapy and
> helping us understand ourselves).  All of our lives are so filled with
> stress and issues to deal with other than Diabetes, that without someone
> occasionally to unload on some of us would go nuts.  Not having any Prozac
> available, I often call on my Psychologist (Mental Health Specialist) to
> help me see the light.  I feel everyone should be comfortable doing the
> same.
> So there, (Ahem) and all that....
> Bonnie
> (BS is Psychology and HR Mgmt - 1994)


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