Hello, hello :mrgreen: The other day, I was part of a conversation asking the question whether the insiders in a dissociative system should be called parts or people. And now, after recently reading Insomniac’s cute comment to me about that very same topic, I’ve decided to make a quick, informal post about it. I’m interested in hearing what the rest of you think about this … [Read more...]
United States of Tara – Going too Far
Okay. So I was all kinds of optimistic and hopeful that the Showtime series, United States of Tara, would be a positive statement for Dissociative Identity Disorder. After all, Showtime interviewed Dr. Richard Kluft, an informed psychiatrist, one of the founding fathers of the treatment of DID/MPD. That was a good sign, wasn't it? Well. As a trauma therapist with 20+ years of clinical experience working with … [Read more...]
Do You Believe Everything you Read?
Do you believe everything you read? Do you believe everything you hear? I realize "inquiring minds want to know" and gossip can seem initially enticing, but seriously, how much credence do you give to what other people have to say about anything? How do you decide the difference between a credible source and a shoddy source? How can you tell when you are being manipulated or tricked? What critical … [Read more...]