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This experience was so horrible

Published Friday, April 19, 2019

I went to Kaiser psychiatry for an intake because I needed individual therapy. I told the intake worker that I wanted to address past trauma I had never spoken to anyone about. She said my “score” was too low to receive any individual counseling. She gave me information about a group coping skills, but I wanted to speak about my trauma in a one-on-one environment. She then gave me community resources with a sliding scale for individuals. This experience was so horrible I never sought out therapy again.