For those of you with dissociative internal system people, during difficult holiday times.... Remember to talk with your insiders. They already know what happened. They were there. They saw it, they felt it. They can explain what's bothering you..... Be brave. Listen to them...... System work -- listening to your insiders, talking to your system, checking inside, looking … [Read more...]
What Would Your Perfect Treatment Plan Look Like?
Hello Everyone, I've been continuing to add links to the List of All Articles page, and while doing so, I came across this article written in 2010. It has 50 wonderful comments from the readers of this blog (wow! that's excellent!), and I decided to bring this topic back up to view. What do you think? Do you agree or disagree with the comments presented? Do you have your own comment to add? What would the … [Read more...]
Integration: A Requirement for DID Therapy – Or Not?
Hello everyone, Thank you for continuing to read here at Discussing Dissociation while I was away. That's very much appreciated. Let's start up again with a complicated and somewhat controversial topic..... integration. What do you think about integration? Is it necessary or not? … [Read more...]
50 Treatment Issues for Dissociative Identity Disorder
"50 Treatment Issues for Dissociative Identity Disorder" A comprehensive listing, yes, but even so, still not exhaustive of all the work done by dissociative trauma survivors. Healing takes a LOT of work. There's no wonder it's so time-consuming. This article is one of the very first posts written on Discussing Dissociation. There are many new readers of this blog since those early … [Read more...]
United States of Tara is Integrated Now? Really?
So here we go again. The second season of the Showtime series "United States of Tara" starring the Emmy Award winner Toni Collette has begun. The first season was full of controversial episodes, and most of the survivor population with dissociative identity disorder was disappointed and angered by the series. Even though some of the best-known trauma psychiatrists were allegedly acting as advisors for the show, … [Read more...]