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This post contains affiliate marketing links. CW: Brief descriptions of childhood trauma. I sat in my therapist’s office at 16, soft spa music lilting in the background. Breathe in, 2…3…4…, Breathe out, 2…3…4… I followed her directions, but I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. I had been assaulted a year prior, my parents were … Continue reading “I Don’t Want to Cope: A List of Therapy Tricks Without the BS”
My heart races as I freeze, my whole body flexed in an uncomfortable position. I cannot move or speak, and I am stuck staring ahead. This feels like sleep paralysis, but I’m awake? It feels like I should be able to move. I command my legs and arms to move, but nothing happens. My brain … Continue reading “Catatonia – More Than Just Freezing”
(Infographic Below) Finding accurate information on DID as a professional educator can be challenging due to widespread misinformation and under-recognition. Use this guide to help inform your curriculum and your practice. DID Systems are incredibly vulnerable Approximately 61%-72% of DID patients attempt suicide, and 34-38% engage in self-harm (Brand, 1997). Samples of people with high … Continue reading “A Professional Educator’s Guide to Dissociative Identity Disorder”
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