So I have a psychologist who is very good, she specialises in treating those with chronic pain. I really like her she’s understanding and talking to her helps a lot. I also have a mental health care coordinator on the NHS, who comes round to see me every couple of weeks. And I’ve been doing this emotional coping skills group course through the NHS for the past 11 weeks and it’s the last session next Friday. It hasn’t really helped all that much to be honest.
But I was talking with my care coordinator on Tuesday when she came round about what I was going to do after the group course finishes. She said she would speak to one of the psychologists at the place she comes from about me and what to do next. The psychologist happens to be one of the people that has been helping run the course I’ve been on so I’ve met him a few times and he seems alright.
When I saw my care coordinator on Friday at the group course (she was sitting in on it this week), she spoke to me and said the psychologist she spoke to suggested having a meeting with my pain psychologist and them both about what to do next. I don’t really think they know what to do with me anymore or how to help me. My care coordinator has even said that she doesn’t know what to do now.
It makes me feel quite depressed that mental health professionals don’t even know what to do with me or how to help anymore. I guess I really am helpless. No doctors can help me anymore and seemingly mental health professionals don’t know what to do anymore either.
There is no end in sight, I’m always going to be in pain so I’m always going to be depressed.