Sleepydust Editor says:
from depression (whilst I had PVFS)
was down to having psychotherapy.
I can safely say that it's THE
BEST thing I've ever done.
you're depressed, then I
urgently recommend that you try a
talking therapy of some sort.
or just want to conserve your
energy and don't
want to travel to see a therapist,
then why not try online
are services out there that can give
you counselling sessions via
telephone, via email, or via 'Instant
Messaging' (real-time chat
sessions on your computer, where you
type instead of talk).
found a great online
counselling service that does
I first discovered this service, my
initial concern was that they might
not be opened-minded about Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome /Fibromyalgia (since
there are still some 'uninformed'
medical professionals out there who
don't believe that CFS/FM is real).
I contacted the online
counselling service about my concerns
and this is their reply:
conditions [Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
and Fibromyalgia] are not considered
as relevant by some of the medical
community but our psychotherapists
are a little more open-minded!
have someone very close to me who
went through that horrific search
of trying to figure out what her
issues were... finally to be diagnosed
with Fibromyalgia*. So I
am quite aware of what this means
issues we would address with any
client would be the mental health
ones related to their disorder.
Usually depression and/or
an overwhelming feeling of giving
up on living are the presenting
issues for people suffering
from chronic conditions.
that is what we address.
clients out of that dark
place and into a place
where they feel strong enough
to tackle their physical problems."
Lisa Angelettie M.S.W., 'GirlShrink',
ONLINE PSYCHOTHERAPY service
Fibromyalgia (FM) is very similar
to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /M.E.
/Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome, but
Fibromyalgia sufferers basically suffer
from more pain.
find out more about this ONLINE PSYCHOTHERAPY