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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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The post comes after Bieber reportedly sought professional help in treating depression back in February.
It's clear to me now, there's no doubt, it's time I sought professional help!!
The first patients from BiH who have been diagnosed with online and video game addiction have already sought professional help at the Psychiatric Clinic in Tuzla.
Ms Cotton told LBC radio she had sought professional help but admitted she had not "really stopped yet" due to ongoing fire safety concerns sparked by the high-rise blaze, which killed at least 80.
The Notting Hill star told The Late Late Show with James Corden he sought professional help following a trip to the Maldives.
Watson admitted that she sought professional help to recover.
This always makes me sad because if these owners realised that the dog was under-socialised and afraid of dogs and people, they would hopefully have sought professional help with their dog.
I've gone though the darkness also many years ago; I too am proud that I've reconciled with God, and went through the process of forgiveness and sought professional help. My relationship with God is much closer and my faith much deeper.
The 18-year-old singer however realizes that her issues will not immediately resolve just because she had sought professional help.
Fortunately, Michael sought professional help and is managing to overcome his problem gambling.
Dr Tony Jewells advice comes as the latest figures revealed that there has been a 20 per cent increase in the number of smokers who sought professional help to quit during 2007.
Of the respondents, nearly half sought professional help at the same time as joining AA, while 25% joined AA only, and 26% only sought professional help.
Nearly a quarter had sought professional help as a result of the distress caused by people stalking.
When the stock market bubble burst in 2000, Randy Asante sought professional help managing his investments.
Caroline Goodwin, defending, said Robson was a cocaine addict who had since sought professional help.