Do you like those beautiful puzzle pieces? These little puzzlers were introduced first at the P4² DID Conference. What's the NEXT P4 event? P4 Retreat: MONTANA 2022 2 - 11 September 2022 (various date options available) When the idea of creating a brand new DID Conference -- educational explanations about dissociation and DID based on genuine and extensive clinical, real-life … [Read more...]
The Importance of Community for Dissociative People
Picture taken from the P4 THEME SONG! Listen to it in the video below. One of the main, most impactful take-away's from the P4² DID Conference was the opportunity for dissociative people to truly connect with other dissociative people, in a variety of settings, both formal and informal. The opportunity to be comfortably dissociative, to be natural (plural or otherwise), to sit relaxed around folks who also … [Read more...]
P4: The Beginning (of oh so many life changes!)
P4 DID Conference having an impact on creating significant life changes? Let me start at the beginning of this story. One of my favorite writing exercises is ACRONYM writing. Some of the most absolutely amazing thoughts, unexpected paragraphs, and surprizing ideas can come flooding out of an acronym even before you realize it is happening. This is especially true if you allow your insiders to participate … [Read more...]
Learning about DID from Kathy and Laura. Need any Recommendations?
Even though I've had various websites about trauma and dissociation since 2003, you may not know me, and you may not know Laura. If we are strangers to you, how will you know if we have anything legitimate or important or reliable to say about DID? What do we know about Dissociative Identity Disorder? Why are we presenting at an international conference?? Oh, there are the hundreds of blog articles to … [Read more...]
Is there a Worthwhile Virtual Option for the P4² DID Conference?
I've been talking a lot about Chicago because of course, I'd like to see you in Chicago. Having you join me live and meeting you in-person at the Royal Sonesta for the P4² DID Conference would be awesome. No doubt. However, of course, I also understand that not everyone can get to Chicago to be there live and in-person, and that's why, OF COURSE, there is a virtual ZOOM option. In fact, … [Read more...]