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Said 'No input from mental health team' on my pip decision and mandatory reconsideration.
Morning. As I have 'no imput from a mental health team',this went against me at my assessment for pip and at mandatory reconsideration stage,so have to appeal. I've had numerous therapy in the past,one to one,CBT,seen psychologists and psychiatrists,done the homework,kept diaries,written down my thoughts,challenged negatives with positives,done to do lists and positive lists and nothing has helped. IAPT have said that if I can't help my self,they can't help me if I'm not willing to engage. When I went there feeling suicidal and really needed help,the help wasn't there,had to wait over a year. Then I attended half the sessions because I was going round in circles and feeling more stressed than when I went in. The trauma is so deeply engrained that I can't get past it. The bullying at school,college and work,friends turning on me,even in adulthood,a girl following me when I was a child,being molested once as a child and I feel so thick having a learning difficulty. Has anyone else had this problem? I feel descriminated against because I don't have counselling. I still have chronic anxiety(diagnosed by a doctor),endogenous depression(diagnosed by a psychiatrist),OCD(diagnosed by a doctor) and a learning difficulty diagnosed at primary school and by an occupational therapist and acid reflux(diagnosed by a doctor),which causes frequent nausea,sore stomach and reflux,had an endoscopy and on anti emetics. I struggle with learning,certain sounds,smells,crowds,changes to routine. I can't be far away from home,go out for the day,on holiday,to the supermarket,stay at a mates house,go on public transport and unfamiliar places stress me out as well as not being able to understand how to get there. I wear pads because I never know if I'm going to wet myself due to anxiety. Despite this,they say I don't have any problems or limitations. How am I suppose to get this across at a Tribunal if I have 'no imput from a mental health team?' They said that everything is a true account,but then score me zero,then 2. 😐 😡 I'm confused and stressed. Sorry for the long rant.