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Ignis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-03-09 12:30 PM
Response to Reply #53
71. I understand your discomfort.
Personally, I wouldn't want to go into a situation where I'd feel "on my guard" like this faith-based setup you describe, but sometimes you need to see for yourself.

I hope it works out for you. :hi:
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  -So, I finally found a new therapist and they're a "faith based" organization apparently shadowknows69  Jun-03-09 10:41 AM   #0 
  - You'd be better off with a bag of fortune cookies or a Magic 8-ball.  billyoc   Jun-03-09 10:43 AM   #1 
  - Problem being is that they aren't admissable evidence in a disability hearing.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:44 AM   #2 
  - They are if you throw them at the hearing officers n/t  imdjh   Jun-03-09 10:48 AM   #9 
  - I may have to resort to that to win  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:50 AM   #15 
  - But THOSE lot are?!  billyoc   Jun-03-09 10:48 AM   #10 
     - Supposedly.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:50 AM   #16 
  - It sure is great we have people like you dispensing therapeutic advice.  KittyWampus   Jun-03-09 11:59 AM   #52 
     - Thanks for the defend Kitty but billyoc is ok by me.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:04 PM   #56 
     - Here to help.  billyoc   Jun-03-09 03:45 PM   #75 
  - Would have to wonder  Whoa_Nelly   Jun-03-09 10:44 AM   #3 
  - If they want to pray for me let them knock their socks off I guess?  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:46 AM   #8 
  - I would be more concerned about breach of confidentiality  Whoa_Nelly   Jun-03-09 10:50 AM   #14 
  - I've run out of choices.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:51 AM   #18 
  - *snort*  VelmaD   Jun-03-09 10:59 AM   #24 
  - lol!  Viva_La_Revolution   Jun-03-09 11:07 AM   #32 
  - That's some sane words, there.  Mopar151   Jun-03-09 12:50 PM   #73 
  - What makes this therapist any more likely...  TCJ70   Jun-03-09 11:09 AM   #36 
     - Am just wondering because  Whoa_Nelly   Jun-03-09 11:47 AM   #48 
  - I Think You Mean He Will Be A Full Psychologist Within The Year  DemocratSinceBirth   Jun-03-09 10:45 AM   #4 
  - My bad. She is working on her M.D. then.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:49 AM   #13 
  - Well, if every reference to Christianity is going to set you on edge, you might try elsewhere...  Richardo   Jun-03-09 10:45 AM   #5 
  - Well, I'll give her a shot.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:52 AM   #19 
     - I'd be just as worried...  VelmaD   Jun-03-09 11:01 AM   #25 
        - Without a doubt, but I'm a firm believer that you can't treat the insane  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:06 AM   #31 
  - Psychiatrists are MD's, not PhD's  katandmoon   Jun-03-09 10:46 AM   #6 
  - See post 13. I was uninformed.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:53 AM   #20 
  - I'd find another therapist if I were you.  Arugula Latte   Jun-03-09 10:46 AM   #7 
  - Bottom of the barrel. I don't get into therapy now my SSID case is screwed.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:54 AM   #22 
  - food for thought  jobendorfer   Jun-03-09 11:33 AM   #46 
  - Uh...I'm a therapist and would consider it unethical to discuss my needs with a client.  Happyhippychick   Jun-03-09 10:48 AM   #11 
  - If they tell you handling poisonous snakes is part of the "therapy",  dgibby   Jun-03-09 10:48 AM   #12 
  - Don't go...anyone who says "we love the lord here" on a PRELIMINARY phone call..  joeybee12   Jun-03-09 10:51 AM   #17 
  - I would be cautious  get the red out   Jun-03-09 10:54 AM   #21 
  - My friend didn't know what denomination she was.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 10:57 AM   #23 
  - Are there no other doctors? n/t  ColbertWatcher   Jun-03-09 11:03 AM   #26 
  - If you have 200+ bucks for an hour (usually 45 minutes at best). I don't.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:04 AM   #28 
     - This doctor is working at some low-cost clinic?  ColbertWatcher   Jun-03-09 11:19 AM   #40 
        - I think maybe. Perhaps they were legally bound to disclose the Faith Based org thing.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:21 AM   #42 
           - This is why I hoped Obama would have ended the faith based crap.  ColbertWatcher   Jun-03-09 12:05 PM   #57 
              - Amen to that, but if it helps me in the short term  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:09 PM   #60 
                 - If?  ColbertWatcher   Jun-03-09 12:14 PM   #66 
  - I've decided. I get to me Mr. "We love the lord here" receptionist on Tuesday next.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:03 AM   #27 
  - If the person were an atheist, muslim or buddhist would you want fire retardant?  stray cat   Jun-03-09 11:04 AM   #29 
  - Well historically Buddhists didn't kill many people  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:08 AM   #33 
  - Muslims have a history of war as well - are you going to hold it against them for the last 1000years  stray cat   Jun-03-09 11:10 AM   #37 
  - Yeah, that's pretty much what I've been saying to people who say I shouldn't go  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:16 AM   #39 
  - Are you serious? Pol Pot was trained at a Buddhist monastery... nt  Romulox   Jun-03-09 11:24 AM   #43 
  - I'm pretty sure they didn't teach him to be a tyrant.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:28 AM   #44 
     - You said, "historically, Buddhists don't kill many people." Just false, and stunningly so...  Romulox   Jun-03-09 12:04 PM   #55 
        - Ok, so I'm wrong. Care to educate me with a link or two?  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:10 PM   #62 
  - Buddhists don't kill many people? You have no idea about current events do you?  KittyWampus   Jun-03-09 12:09 PM   #61 
     - Could you please give me a current event to google so I can educate myself?  Sal Minella   Jun-03-09 12:25 PM   #70 
     - How about reading up on Sri Lanka  spoony   Jun-04-09 10:59 AM   #79 
        - Thank you -- for the link and for the post.  Sal Minella   Jun-04-09 12:25 PM   #80 
     - I'm still hoping for a link to a news story about Buddhists killing people.  Sal Minella   Jun-04-09 10:43 AM   #78 
  - Christians have a history of burning witches. (nt)  Ignis   Jun-03-09 11:57 AM   #50 
     - Thank you. I tried to explain that. I don't call myself a Wiccan anymore  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:02 PM   #53 
        - I understand your discomfort.  Ignis   Jun-03-09 12:30 PM   #71 
  - I suggest you find another therapist. The MOST IMPORTANT  napi21   Jun-03-09 11:06 AM   #30 
  - I have no problem if she uses a religious slant  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:11 AM   #38 
  - I have had friends see a fully trained therapist for free or $10 per hour  stray cat   Jun-03-09 11:08 AM   #34 
  - It might be an excellent experience  Dogmudgeon   Jun-03-09 11:08 AM   #35 
  - As I said I had no problem knowing she is a Reverend going into this  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:20 AM   #41 
     - Yeah, that was a little over-the-top  Dogmudgeon   Jun-03-09 12:08 PM   #59 
  - if the 'front office' is any indication, i would find a new doc. eom  ellenfl   Jun-03-09 11:28 AM   #45 
  - Don't waste your time or money!  peace13   Jun-03-09 11:37 AM   #47 
  - Just a hunch here.....  sailor65   Jun-03-09 11:47 AM   #49 
  - I've said through this whole thread that I'm going to give her a chance.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 11:58 AM   #51 
  - Well, one might come to the conclusion this thread wasn't about getting advice but trashing  KittyWampus   Jun-03-09 12:11 PM   #64 
     - Well, one would be wrong then wouldn't one?  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:19 PM   #67 
  - If they are "faith based" and getting govt. money they probably HAVE TO DISCLOSE THAT  KittyWampus   Jun-03-09 12:03 PM   #54 
  - I'd say you're probably 100% right on that Kitty.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:05 PM   #58 
  - i wouldn't go. as an atheist, i don't see how spirituality can help solve anyone's problems.  Soylent Brice   Jun-03-09 12:10 PM   #63 
  - there has too be more viable options out there for you.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:21 PM   #68 
     - i wish i could help. i know shit about what's in NY.  Soylent Brice   Jun-03-09 12:33 PM   #72 
  - First, a PhD is a psychologist, not a psychiatrist.  Critters2   Jun-03-09 12:14 PM   #65 
     - We cleared up my mistake about the PhD in earlier posts, she will be an MD within the year.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 12:23 PM   #69 
        - She's a beagle, but slightly oversized.  Critters2   Jun-03-09 02:06 PM   #74 
        - I think you may have things mixed up. You have to have an M.D. already to even BE in psychiatry.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-03-09 04:06 PM   #76 
           - Actually I don't care if she's a Gypsy with a crystal ball. I just want a good therapist.  shadowknows69   Jun-03-09 04:30 PM   #77 
 

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