Compulsive Hoarding is a cluttery mess!! What makes this happen? Have you seen homes that look like this? Does your home look like this? Are you also a dissociative trauma survivor? Compulsive hoarding, or disposophobia, is a psychiatric condition that affects millions of people. Compulsive hoarding is an obsessive need to acquire and keep possessions, even if these items have little value, are … [Read more...]
What if you don’t like being Multiple?
This week, the readers here have posted a wide variety of reactions to the idea that being multiple could have benefits. If you haven't yet read all the comments on that blog, please do so. They are very interesting. When people have DID/MPD, they have experienced life as a multiple since their childhood. It is their norm - basically the only way of life they know. Multiples typically have not experienced … [Read more...]
Overcoming Instability Issues and Unsuccessful Memory Work
Kerro commented: I have a question about stability. I accept that I need to be reliable, motivated, responsible and willing to delve into things I generally don't want to delve into. As for stability - I can see how a stable client is easier to work with for a therapist. However, what if the beginning stages of therapy have resurfaced old issues or retraumatised the client to the extent that … [Read more...]