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seek professional help

To request, pursue, or endeavor to obtain treatment or counseling from a psychologist or psychiatrist. At the intervention, we all urged her to seek professional help to deal with her addiction. There's no shame in seeking professional help if you think you're suffering from depression, Mike.
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seek professional help

Euph. to get psychiatric or psychological treatment. If you are seriously thinking of suicide, now is the time to seek professional help. His friends suggested that he seek professional help.
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An ITV spokeswoman said: "Coronation Street and Michael LeVell have mutually agreed that he will take a break from the programme whilst he seeks professional help for personal issues."
London, Feb 15 ( ANI ): Hugh Hefner's son Marston will escape facing charges over allegations of attacking his girlfriend, if he issues public apology and seeks professional help to overcome his "anger issues".
Women's Aid, a charity working to help women suffering abuse at the hands of their partners, states on average a woman is physically attacked 35 times before she seeks professional help.
WEST Ham will insist bad boy John Hartson seeks professional help to curb his quickfire temper.