Tags » Giving Hope To People Living With Dissociative Identity

The Awesome Power of Words

An old adage states, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” That’s not true. What we say to ourselves and about ourselves to others can and does harm us. 1,532 more words

It's Time for Therapist's to Reexamine Their Thoughts on Their Client's Ability to Get Well

I attended a function last weekend and heard some marvelous speakers. They told their stories of recovery from severe mental health issues. While listening to them speak, I was reminded of something. 948 more words

Bethany Brand on the Movie Split

As all of us who live with DID know, the media is obsessed with painting us as monsters who would murder and maim innocent people. This article was written by a specialist in DID, Bethany Brand. 1,357 more words

Measuring The Success of Therapy for Folks Living With DID

A Note from the author of Dissociative Identity Disorder in a Nutshell:

Below is a very interesting scientific paper I found that is from the European Journal of Psychotramatology. 7,720 more words

Whose Responsibility are My Feelings and Behaviors?

There can be no doubt that when we were children the adults in our lives were responsible to fulfill our expectations for comfort, shelter, and love. 1,385 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder and Trauma

Here is another very interesting publication on the formation of alter states and memory.


Front Psychol. 2017; 8: 216.

Published online 2017 Feb 17.  15,264 more words

Harvard Paper About DID

Below is a paper I found that is in the Harvard Review. Enjoy and think. Shirley

Harvard Review of Psychiatry… 10,782 more words