Can you advise this student nurse?
“As a child I used to stutter whenever I was nervous and was bullied in school about it. I had heaps of speech therapy and completely got past it, I hadn’t stuttered in years but then I started my nursing course in March and suddenly it’s back with a vengeance.
“To make matters worse, I’ve got to give a group presentation next week and even just practising my bit with my group makes me stutter so much I can barely get my words out.
“No-one has even mentioned it, everyone’s too polite, but it’s bringing back memories of how much of an outsider it made me at school and those thoughts are obviously making it even worse!
“I can’t seem to get out of this cycle of worrying about stuttering and stuttering then because I’m worrying.
“This might not be the right forum but I’m willing to try anything – any advice?!”
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