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Would Medication Help?

Hi, I have been in therapy for nearly a year week in week out and have seen real progress. My depression has lifted but my anxiety and Avoidant Personality Disorder has not improved. I seem too avoidant to progress. As we have got nearer to my real fears and anxieties my mind takes over and blanks. I am concerned I won't progress any further like this. Is there a medication, (I am on Prozac currently and that has not helped the anxiety) that could help me relax enough to confront these issues during my therapy sessions? My therapist can't prescribe and my General Practitioner has not got time to put to this. Prozac is the first and only offering. Thanks.

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