The plethora of forms you have to fill out just to be seen by a psychiatrist is a necessary evil. The medial field has become a breeding ground of personal information gathering. All this is done to cover the doctors and counselors behinds. How did we get to this place? Why can’t a person who is hurting and in crisis just go be heard? How are they expected to answer several pages of questions when their mind is so discombobulated with pain or grief? I know the right answers. I just don’t understand them. Let’s address their brokeness, hurts, anger, etc…and then worry about paperwork.