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So i was browsing the web to try to get help with my conidition as it hasn't improved in over 5 years and lamictal was a failure.

I browsed onto the depersonalization clinic website. I contacted them and they're rates are absurd but im willing to give it a try if there is any positive reviews of them.

The psychologist is Elaine Hunter. Anyone has any experience?
 

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The lamotrigine was a failure because it gave me adverse side affects in low doses even when i had built tolerance to it.

So, you dropped out of lamotrigine at dose of 50.mg as failure. That has never been a productive dose to say it has been tried. Elaine Hunter have been the author of this self-help book for a CBT base model for depersonalization. It is much easier and cheaper to by the book.

There are many psychological approaches that can be tried.

Her model.https://www.amazon.co.uk/Overcoming-Depersonalisation-Feelings-Unreality-behavioural/dp/1845295544/ref=sr_1_2?crid=20KCF2CFKFBPI&dchild=1&keywords=overcoming+depersonalisation+and+feelings+of+unreality&qid=1614352997&sprefix=overcoming+depe%2Caps%2C250&sr=8-2

Or this one. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Overcoming-Depersonalization-Disorder-Mindfulness-Acceptance/dp/1572247061/ref=pd_sbs_4?pd_rd_w=qIByI&pf_rd_p=2cc879b3-0437-401a-870d-ced07a584039&pf_rd_r=QYAAP0J8X1SF9KYE6YET&pd_rd_r=c69a6f20-a8c8-48ba-bc32-a99456b740f4&pd_rd_wg=ckLU9&pd_rd_i=1572247061&psc=1

Or the two books related to this site.

https://anxietynomore.co.uk/depersonalisation_and_derealisation/
 

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So, you dropped out of lamotrigine at dose of 50.mg as failure. That has never been a productive dose to say it has been tried. Elaine Hunter have been the author of this self-help book for a CBT base model for depersonalization. It is much easier and cheaper to by the book.

There are many psychological approaches that can be tried.

Her model.Overcoming Depersonalization and Feelings of Unreality: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques (Overcoming Books): Amazon.co.uk: Anthony S. David: 9781845295547: Books

Or this one. Overcoming Depersonalization Disorder: A Mindfulness and Acceptance Guide to Conquering Feelings of Numbness and Unreality: Amazon.co.uk: Neziroglu, Fugen: 9781572247062: Books

Or the two books related to this site.

Help with Depersonalisation and Derealisation | Anxietynomore
The Mindful and Acceptance Therapy helps you accept it without dwelling on symptoms.
 

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So i was browsing the web to try to get help with my conidition as it hasn't improved in over 5 years and lamictal was a failure.

I browsed onto the depersonalization clinic website. I contacted them and they're rates are absurd but im willing to give it a try if there is any positive reviews of them.

The psychologist is Elaine Hunter. Anyone has any experience?
Hi, yes. I was seen by Elaine for 6 months.
She was very understanding and helpful
 

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Hi, yes. I was seen by Elaine for 6 months.
She was very understanding and helpful
Where is she located? I've had DP for over 5 decades. I guess it depends on where it stems from. I also have an anxiety disorder. Sometimes you have to learn to accept it and live with it. I stopped obsessing over the symptoms. I looked her up and noticed she's in the UK. I'm in the USA. She must be expensive. I couldn't afford someone like her
 

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Where is she located? I've had DP for over 5 decades. I guess it depends on where it stems from. I also have an anxiety disorder. Sometimes you have to learn to accept it and live with it. I stopped obsessing over the symptoms. I looked her up and noticed she's in the UK. I'm in the USA. She must be expensive. I couldn't afford someone like her
Hiya,
She is based in London, I had to wait for 3 years to see her. The only reason that I got to see her early, was because my wife is a physician, and had some clout in the NHS.
What I’m experiencing these days, is far from great. But I have no choice to keep moving! 😂
It’s like life is a race, and you have a twisted ankle that no body knows about, because they wouldn’t believe you if you told them! 😂😂
 

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Hiya,
She is based in London, I had to wait for 3 years to see her. The only reason that I got to see her early, was because my wife is a physician, and had some clout in the NHS.
What I’m experiencing these days, is far from great. But I have no choice to keep moving! 😂
It’s like life is a race, and you have a twisted ankle that no body knows about, because they wouldn’t believe you if you told them! 😂😂

Hey its been a while sorry i didnt respond. I am back on lamictal but only 100 mg so far, got some itchy rashes too but doc says nothing to worry about.. at least i hope so.
But what was your experience like with her, has your dp improved? Are you saying you dont feel better at all, is there really no hope? :( I have chronic dp and i heard some have it for 40 years or more their entire life and i really feel like its extremely unpleasant and detrimental to my life. I don't even feel happy or joy or sadness just numb. Any advice or any improvements at all and what did you do there?
 
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