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got CPN coming for the first time on monday

(12 Posts)
Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 15:43:45

just had a phone call from her. she will be here at 9.30am monday morning. Im very scared....

starlover Wed 15-Jun-05 15:49:14

why are you scared? i bet she'll be lovely!

Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 15:49:56

just something new....letting someone into my house....where im safe....something else to deal with....

starlover Wed 15-Jun-05 15:51:04

well, i hope it all goes ok. don't do what i used to, and just say "no, everything's fine".. i never got any help because i used to lie and say i was ok!

Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 16:10:33

ive spent the past 24 years saying that....

Lonelymum Wed 15-Jun-05 16:13:51

It is a great step forward Titania! You have been waiting for this moment for a long time. You are bound to be nervous, but try to see beyond that to the help she might be able to give you.

Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 16:51:07

what exactly do they do??

Lonelymum Wed 15-Jun-05 17:52:05

I don't exactly know The one i saw last week for my phobia mainly asked me questions about my family and how I felt about my phobia, and one or two questions aimed at finding out if I was depressed. When she decided I wasn't depressed, she said there was nothing she could do for me, but pointed me in the direction of some charities that could help. I think a CPn could probably help you more.

Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 17:59:16

right ok. thanks. i have been struggling the past few days and embarrased myself crying on the phone to her when she rang

Lonelymum Wed 15-Jun-05 18:00:22

I would say that was a pretty good indication that you need her! Did she sound nice on the phone? That would make all the difference.

Titania Wed 15-Jun-05 18:02:11

erm.i think so... she was really polite and kept saying 'ah bless ya'....

starlover Wed 15-Jun-05 18:11:39

titania crying on the phone is good! it means that she already knows that you aren't "ok"...
i really hope it goes well for you. I never met my CPN.. she called me once and she had a really strong irish accent and i didn't know what she was saying

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