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Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

In my lifetime, I suffered from PTSD due to many friend’s dying all between a few years. I lost 12 friends by 24, and was suffering badly from PTSD. 324 more words

Mental Health

A Pond Hopper's Addendum

.. Sorry Southampton….for I have never told you this..I was just a young kid honouring her Celtic roots in “silent witness”…


It was the year that I got to study art formally at Southampton School of Fine Art.. 722 more words

Issues Of Our Times

Humour for the Desensitized. 

Since a large part of the internet (social media) has slowly become a place for sensitive and politically correct discourse, a lot of people seem to confuse things that are supposed to be funny as serious issues. 195 more words

Non Fiction / Personal Crap

Questioning the Media: Cuatro

Q: Should parents be able to get books removed from school libraries or reading lists because they find ideas or languages in them objectionable? What arguments can you make for or against this? 204 more words

Living with Fear and Anxiety

When I was about ten there was a boy in my neighborhood who decided he wanted to fight me. He had no reason – no offensive words or gestures were exchanged, no challenges made, no insults traded. 1,249 more words

Sink or swim - a quick note on desensitization vs flooding.

These terms are applicable to both human and non humans. To achieve potential and overcome fear (both instinctual and learnt) we must break the ultimate goal into small manageable steps, how small depends on how difficult the challenge and how sensitive the animal. 118 more words


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Dr. Robin Ohringer has maintained a private psychotherapy practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for more than twenty-five years. Dr. Robin Ohringer draws on advanced training in a variety of treatment modalities, including… 213 more words

Robin Ohringer