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Identifying Why I Dissociate

Identifying Why I Dissociate

Identifying Why I Dissociate

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I am currently working on finding the reasons why I dissociate, this might sound simple but actually it’s quite hard. Often I am unaware that I have dissociated and switched alters until well after the event, after all I am not the part of me in control at that time.

Often my first realisation I have switched is a loss of time, I can find myself feeling confused and perplexed and wondering why…

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Reflecting Upon Why I Value My Therapy

Taking therapies can work sometimes

Reflecting Upon Why I Value My Therapy

Reflecting Upon Why I Value My Therapy

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Yesterday for the first time I realised just how much I value my therapy, how it is important to me on a level I have never really fully understood before. Now I have had a number of different talking therapy interventions since I first entered into this world of mental health services and many of them have had limited benefit.

Back in 2004 I saw a psychotherapist briefly and they talked to me…

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Working as a Team

Working as a Team

Working as a Team

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For the past few months I have been trying to learn to work with my alters; the other parts of me, this is proving to be at times challenging yet also interesting. Initially the aim was to prevent me dissociating in the kitchen and has I have recounted before begin trying to share the load and start cooking in the kitchen. But more recently the aim has been to work with the alters when I…

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Things I Wish I'd Said In My Therapy Session

My latest blog about Feeling not good enough

Things I Wish I'd Said In My Therapy Session

This week I came out of my therapy session realising there was so much I wanted to say and express and yet didn’t. So I wrote this blog.

Things I Wish I'd Said In My Therapy Session

Things I Wish I’d Said In My Therapy Session

Things I Wish I’d Said In My Therapy Session

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Trigger warning: This blog may be difficult for some people, please exercise self care.

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Feeling Not Good Enough

When I was a child there was one phrase that seemed to sum up my days, it was a phrase that seemed to be said by so many different people. This phrase was said in so many different ways but it amounted to the fact that I wasn’t good enough. I wasn’t good enough to be a daughter, to be…

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