The referral letter.

“Dear M.

Following a referral from your GP we would like to offer you a Mental Health Assessment appointment…”

Booked. November 5th. Alot quicker than my GP, my councellor or myself had anticipated. And it’s as easy as that!

Where do I start? I believe the assessment followed up by a specialist will  generally be about my childhood, upbringing, and from onset of symptoms (10 years ago) until present day. The only problem is my memory is shocking.

I do have significant periods throughout the years where I feel the need to question, but when I look back at them I still struggle to remember details. Much of the past is a big blur, and these events I have conveniently managed to dissolve from my memory for my own protection. Maybe it’s not because I can’t remember these details, but more of because I don’t want to.

Facing the past is tough. I better get working on that.


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