Personality Cafe banner


  1. Going to see a therapist for the first time ever. Kinda scared.

    General Psychology
    I've suffered from anxiety and depression for most if not all of my adult life. I always remember saying I wanted to see a therapist, hell I even have it written down in one of my old diaries from highschool. I don't know why I never bothered doing it. I was never well off, so I think I just...
  2. [INTJ] Therapists for INTJs?

    INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    Hey INTJs and others, I'm an INTJ female. I use this forum as a type of therapy, but I think it would be a good idea to consult with a real therapist or counselor every once in a while. Do you have any suggestions for finding either a therapist who is an INTJ, or at the very least, a...
  3. Stress-relief methods

    Advice Center
    These methods are really useful and pretty handy when it comes to relieving stress or anger. If you have any methods feel free to post some. Here are some that I would recommend: -Plate smashing -Punching sand bags -Slime therapy (I highly recommend this as it is really soothing and calming...
  4. How do I tell my family, that I have social anxiety?

    General Psychology
    Hey Guys! I have really bad social anxiety and I want to go to a therapist. The problem s that I'm 17 years old so I have to tell my parents. I have no idea how to tell them. Do you have any tipps on how to make this easier?? Thanks
  5. [INFJ] Depression and worthlessness

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hey dear community, I hope you all had some awesome christmas days! Today I found something out, I really enjoy thinking a lot (I am very introspective), so I am diagnosed having depression and since I am depressed, everything feels so worthless... It´s not that I think that I am worthless...
  6. Am I an ISTJ, INTJ or INTP? Help, please.

    What's my personality type?
    [Sorry for grammar mistakes. My native lang is portuguese.] I'm constantly searching for this topic and didn't came to a satisfying conclusion if I'm an ISTJ, INTJ or INTP. I first came into contact with it when a friend of mine was studying Psychology in University and came across MBTI. We...
  7. Therapist, Life Coaches, etc. (your experiences and insights)

    General Psychology
    Things have come to a head, a tipping point if you will, for me in my life. Lots of changes happening in family and friend relationships...the death of the relationships, the strain, the grieving, but the optimism and excitement at new relationships to come. So since I don't have much support...
  8. Truth....... or not?

  9. [Enneagram Type 4] State the things you like about your personality!

    Type 4 Forum - The Individualist
    Fours tend to over-identify with their shadows making it difficult to see what's good about themselves. I started to realize that everything I said out loud was starting to sound very negative, so I decided that along with daily gratitude journal entry, I would also state one thing that I...
  10. Music as Therapy

  11. [INFP] INFP and Therapy: What's Your Experience

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Whether you are INFP or another type, I need your help and insight. I've just been through my 5th therapy session, and suddenly it went wrong. I am shy, anxious or fearful-avoidant attachment, sensitive (HSP), and have recently been having increased depression, social anxiety, and suicidal...
  12. INFP and Therapy: What's your experience?

    General Psychology
    Whether you are INFP or another type, I need your help and insight. I've just been through my 5th therapy session, and it's suddenly gone all wrong. I am shy, anxious or fearful-avoidant attachment, sensitive (HSP), and have recently been having increased depression, social anxiety, and...
  13. Where is my Mind? - The long goodbye

    I think I might have to let go. I have a bunch of academic stuff that I need to be doing in the next three months, as well as a job and preparations for studying abroad and just life in general. I decided to start this because I was curious about if I could really write anything regularly for...
  14. Journal topic of the day #1

    Advice Center
    I do journal topics to help me cope with my feelings and to distract me from them :happy:. I thought it would be a good idea to see what other's thought. I usually take the journal topics from Kati Morton's site and use them as prompts. Without ado, “My body needs laughter as much as it needs...
  15. Journal topic for the day #4

    "Without struggle there is no progress."-Think back to last summer and think about where you were a year ago and see how much progress was made. As some background information, I had severe depression in the winter of my Junior year in high school. This left me with a self loathing attitude...
  16. Journal topic for the day #2

    "Imagine you’re an angel (you don’t need to believe in them or anything, it’s just an imagination exercise). You wake up each day in a different person’s body which you temporarily take guardianship of. Your job is to help that human in any way you can with whatever they need. You have a deep...
  17. Journal topic for the day

    "This is a quote from Mitch Albom "For one more day". "Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will...
  18. Anybody ever gone to a therapist?

    General Psychology
    Hello everyone, I was just wondering whether anybody here has gone to a therapist/counsellor? What type of therapist was it and do you find that it helped? The reason I am asking is because I know two people who had seen a therapist (not sure what type) for mental health issues and have been...
  19. [INFJ] Interactions with Psychpaths

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hello, I'm a recently identified INFJ. Learning what that means has given me such a positive outlook on life, but enough about that. Before I learned of my strong empathetic tendencies, about two months ago, I came across a true "wolf" in the midst of our "woods". He is someone I met in...
  20. INFJs and BDSM

    Sex and Relationships
    So this idea has been in my head for some time. I have control issues, I'm a very unhealthy INFJ in that regard. I had a rough childhood and that lead me to developing stronger T while suppressing F as much as I could to control everything to protect myself. Until the past few years I tested...