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When it Comes to a Therapist, Which Would You Prefer?

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Choosing a therapist or psychiatrist is a very personal decision. You've got to find someone who's a right match for you and someone who you trust completely. You've got to like their personality and their style, and most importantly, feel comfortable confiding in them, sharing your intimate secrets and trust that he or she will always guide you in the right direction So I want to know...

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partysugar partysugar 9 years
demeter demeter 9 years
marthalilian126 marthalilian126 9 years
I've definitely dealt with both and I MUCH prefer working with female therapists/psychologists/psychiatrists. I feel that males who work in the mental healthy field, tend to group certain things as 'girl issues' and just chalk it up to that and not look at the problem further. I'm sure that working with a woman may also pose problems, but I feel that I've had much better luck.
gossipqueen gossipqueen 9 years
GUY GUY GUY! a female therapist like it or not might relate too much...I need a different point of view not another gf.
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 9 years
I perfer a female but mine is a male :oy:
rubialala rubialala 9 years
I've had both and both are fine as long as they tell it to you straight.
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
Well I have never spoken to a therapist before, but if I have to I would want it to be female just so I can more comfortable for the first sessions. And then will see from there.
Marci Marci 9 years
Male or female doesn't matter, unless of course it's Dr. Phil. Then I'd have to kill myself. But I've heard it's hard to find the right therapist where you are working as a team, so limiting it to one gender could only make it harder.
kayden kayden 9 years
I would just like a good therapist. Someone I feel comfortable with regardless of sex. My main goal in therapy would be to resolve what ever problem I was concerned with in my life.
fashionstar fashionstar 9 years
I wouldn't care as long as they're a good therapist.
meganekko meganekko 9 years
i've only had a female therapist and i couldn't stand her. i wouldn't mind trying out a guy
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 9 years
Sugars, you may have biased the poll process by showing a picture of Dr. Phil... I can't stand that guy and would never want therapy with him.
fab4 fab4 9 years
This is a tough one, but I prefer a male. I think he could give a more reasonable explanation for the crazy way I act!
bandages bandages 9 years
A guy therapist would make me feel awkward.
melda melda 9 years
I prefer a Male Therapist.
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