October is a particularly heavy month for most dissociative trauma survivors. It's the changing of the seasons, and the time when darker sides of many DID systems surface. October is when many of the darker insiders have had trauma memories, and it's typically a month when many dissociative survivors feel heightened PTSD symptoms, fear, and anxiety. It's a month filled with significant dates for anyone … [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 New Category and Nine Quick Opinions
Hello, hello ! I hope you are doing well today. This will be a short post, but I made an important update to the Discussing Dissociation blog and wanted to be sure that you all knew about it. I have been asked repeatedly about my views on integration. I’ve written posts and comments about this topic, but unfortunately, I didn’t create a “category” for these posts. So now, with around 400 articles on this … [Read more...]
100,000 Thanks to You
Hello to all the Readers of the Discussing Dissociation Blog – Earlier this year, I set a personal goal of inviting at least 100,000 readers to this blog in one calendar year. Thanks to each of you, the Discussing Dissociation Blog has surpassed that goal!! THANK YOU! I deeply appreciate each of you that have participated in this blog. I appreciate the colors your have brought to this blog, and … [Read more...]
Freedom of Choice and Client Empowerment or Therapeutic Exploitation?
I would like to make a follow-up comment from a comment made on the “What Would Your Perfect Treatment Plan Look Like?” blog. Specifically, a portion of heartofindigo’s comment includes the following paragraph: a final comment: I wish that T’s would do exactly what you are doing, and ask. I have heard of so many… can’t think of a way to put this delicately… asinine demands on the patient. like the … [Read more...]
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