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
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
Breakthrough session were I am first able to talk about my abuse out loud. Double session so we talked about many things, including DID, making friends, coping with mental breakdowns and flashbacks, and PTSD habits.Read more