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Dissociative Identity Disorder Before Diagnosis

My latest blog about life before I was diagnosed including the signs and symptoms I encountered.

Dissociative Identity Disorder Before Diagnosis

Dissociative Identity Disorder Before Diagnosis

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This is the first of a series of posts about life pre and post diagnosis -the early years.

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When I first began to realise I lost time I had no idea I had alters, or that I had Dissociative Identity Disorder. In the early days before my diagnosis I would often be told that I had said or done something I had no knowledge of and of course I would deny this emphatically. I’d be told I’d been seen…

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How mental health services need to change

My latest blog about why Mental health services need to change

How mental health services need to change

My message to those in power making decisions on how Mental health services are delivered. Including examples of good practice & sadly some negative ones too.

I’m often told to look how far I have come, how much progress I have made and I take that…

I’m often told to look how far I have come, how much progress I have made and I take that advice on board, but sometimes it is good to reflect and look back at what were my darkest times. I so want lessons to be learnt by those in authority, to ensure that no else ends up in the mess I was in. One of my biggest fears is that healthcare professionals will still misunderstand people in crisis and…

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Learning through Fun - life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

My latest blog about life with D.I.D

Learning through Fun - life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

I never believed that I could learn how to work with my alters through fun, but it works.

Learning through Fun - life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

My latest blog about how learning to have fun is helping me develop skills I can use in everyday life

Learning through Fun - life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Learning through Fun – life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

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Some days having Dissociative Identity Disorder can feel overwhelming, but there are times when I realise it’s going to be ok. Yesterday was one of those days when I realised there is hope, hope for a future that I once never dare dream was possible.

In the past week I have been to the beach in Wales searching for fun and ended up laughing so much it was hard to stop and my sides hurt from…

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