Q&A: I like my therapist, but she doesn't know about TMS

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I've found a therapist that I really like. Unfortunately, she doesn't know anything about TMS. I think that she is open minded, though. What can I do?

Answer by Georgie Oldfield, MCSP

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Many benefits may be found while working with therapists, even if they don't know about TMS and it is important to feel a connection with them whatever reason you are seeing them. It is however very important in your recovery from TMS symptoms that you work with someone who is open to TMS.

If she is open-minded I would suggest that you ask if she would be willing to read ‘The Divided Mind' by Dr John Sarno. This will ensure she understands not only the TMS concept, but how important it is for her to support you in your understanding of the cause of your pain.


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