PTSD cost benefit analysis to weigh the “benefits” and draw-backs of having PTSD. Simple but powerful. This helped me to gain perspective.
From the book The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook by Glenn Schiraldi.Read more
I have had many reoccurring dreams through out my life. This is a recollection of one where I am unable to move or speak that I have had since the age of 5.Read more
As promised in my May 26, 2009 Session Splash here is Part 2 of my two letters to a former client. This client caused me a lot of grief, including regular panic attacks. In this post I talk about the results of using the therapeutic letter writing technique.Read more
As promised in my May 26, 2009 Session Splash here is Part 1 of my two letters to a former client. This client caused me a lot of grief, including regular panic attacks. In this post I talk about a therapeutic letter writing technique I used to help the situation and include a sample of my own.Read more
This is a script that I used in my last therapy session. I created this so that I could finally ask my therapist all the questions that have built up, mostly because of my fear of being vulnerable. I am hoping this script will help to open up communication a little more with my therapist and lead my therapy in the right direction.Read more
Another two hour session. During the first hour my therapist and i discussed more trivial matters (not really trivial, but only compared to the second hour) such as my roommates friends saying they did not like me, writing someone who fired me an e-mail, about my therapist reading my blog and my ‘therapeutic’ status. In hour two we further discussed my diagnosis and dissociative identity disorder. This was a long session so these topics were split into three posts, this is Part 1 of Hour 1.Read more