Medication

If I take anti-depressant medication, am I a failure, weak or crazy?

I can’t tell you how many clients who have come to see me, started out believing that if they “had to” go on anti-depressant medication, it meant that they were weak-willed, crazy or had failed in some way. I consider this to be tragic. It is hellish enough to experience the depths of despair without …

If I go to a therapist, will they make me take pills?

As previously mentioned, psychologists do not have a medical degree (here in Manitoba) and so they are not able to prescribe medication. If a psychologist thinks that you need medication, they will likely get your permission to contact your physician so that this option can be discussed. While I cannot speak for all psychologists, I …

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