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Absent Minded? Spacey? Dissociated? Freudian Slip? Incipient Dementia?

The background for this blog entry —

I’m away for two weeks, visiting family, having fun. Sensibly, I wrote two blog entries before I left and sent them to myself so that all I had to do was post them. 456 more words

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Transference, Counter-Transference, and Resistance in Therapy

Transference means feelings that you transfer onto the therapist. In trauma terms, it’s a feeling flashback. The therapist sneezes the way your mother did (trigger) and all of a sudden you are feeling all the emotions you used to feel around your mother. 1,060 more words

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What Therapists Should Never Do

It’s the Summer Solstice tomorrow, and I really should have written a background piece about it. It’s doubly difficult for most ritual abuse survivors in the US and Canada because it coincides with Fathers’ Day. 960 more words

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That psycho b*tch in you?

I want to take a break from writing about therapy before plunging into discussing the therapy process itself. Boundaries, transference, counter-transference, termination; all those good things. 974 more words

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Choosing a Therapist: Part 2

This is about the boring, anxiety-provoking, hard work of choosing a therapist.  It’s practical, not poetic.

I’m assuming you have choices and don’t live in an isolated rural area or have authoritarian health insurance.  805 more words

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Book Review: Dear Little Ones

Dear Little Ones: Dissociative Identity Disorder for Young Alters. Written by Jade Miller and illustrated by Germán Zaninetti. CreateSpace, 2015. Available from Createspace and Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats. 531 more words

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I Need Some Help

I had an idea for a 365-page journal. Maybe 366. On each page, it would have the date, a quote relating to abuse or healing, and perhaps also a line drawing of a flower or leaf or something else simple and from nature. 556 more words

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