12-02-2019 07:34 PM
Personality plays a very big role in autistic people, @Zoe7 , very important. Keeping distractions away from them helps a lot. They get focused on one thing and do well at it usually. Can't handle other things at the same time. Is good that you get on together.
Video was great @Hamsolo01 will try to save it to my hard drive.
I also write little philosophical pieces as well as books and poetry.
People do seem stuck in their egocentric universes.
one of mine from me to the world @Hamsolo01
Elsewhere is my existence
With windows into time
Time is your existence
With windows into mine.
12-02-2019 07:36 PM
Yeah we get on well and that is half the battle @Wanderer That relationship is the most important thing with most kids and I am really looking forward to working with him more.
13-02-2019 01:42 PM
13-02-2019 03:26 PM
@Wanderer I am definitely a visual-spatial person. I often recall things as images which is not great with trauma
It sounds like you appointment today was really tough buddy. It is so hard going over things again and I feel your anxiety around doing that. I hope your psychologist listens to your fears. Anxiety is natural around dealing with the tough stuff so hoping you are watching a movie this afternoon and feeling a little calmer.
13-02-2019 05:21 PM - edited 13-02-2019 05:26 PM
You made me laugh.
Second the recall thing @Zoe7
Kinda not trusting the psychologist at the moment. He asked too many questions focused on his concerns and not ours. Laurell House is much better suited. Think I will just stick with them.
Am also going to see a neuropsychologist to determine why my memory is so damaged.
The movie didn't really help, got so tied up in it trying to calm down that I was late for school pickup. That didn't help the anxiety either.
Bit better now but still very apprehensive.
How was your day?
13-02-2019 05:31 PM
If it doesn't feel right the go over things with the psychologist again then you have the right to not go there @Wanderer You know what you can and cannot handle and going on your reaction today it may not be such a great idea right now.
I had a harder session with my pdoc today and have been on the couch since. It is nothing I can't handle - just a little more difficult than usual. There are things that I could have done but will now leave them until the weekend.
14-02-2019 10:39 PM - edited 14-02-2019 10:41 PM
How are you today @frog ?
Today was sort of interesting for me.
Still recovering from my last psychologist session. Cancelled future apps with him.
Went out to dinner with parents and my niece and her husband. Was a good day. Daughter went to swimming with her school and I picked her up later.
Got a parking ticket and that was when I realised just how close to the surface my anxiety was. I was not impressed with the ticket but it annoyed me more than it should have, played on me for quiet a while. Once I realised it was my anxiety playing up I managed to let it go and forget about it. It was a good lesson in how anxiety amplifies things.
Better, specialist Psyc, appointment tomorrow.
Wishing you all, the best.
Hope you are feeling better @Zoe7
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