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EMDR in Real Time

With all this talk about EMDR, I have been asked, “Yeah, but what is it? What do you do exactly?”

That’s a question I would ask.   1,060 more words

Therapy

An EMDR Tip

I start EMDR today.  Oddly enough, I’ve had very detailed nightmares for three nights.  Nightmares in Technicolor.

I am not one to have nightmares.  I have elaborate dreams from time to time, but this is different.   225 more words

Healing

EMDR and You

Let’s talk about trauma for a moment.  I’ve mentioned EMDR in other posts, but let’s really discuss it for clarity’s sake.

What is EMDR?

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Healing

1998: Silence is Not Golden

I barely get in the car when Dad asks, “So did you find out about your report card?”

I know I’m in the wrong here. But could you give me a break? 1,062 more words

A new day.

It’s the first day of Summer (or is it the second?), and things look much brighter today than they did last night. In the midst of a severe BPD/C-PTSD “episode,” (I’ll explain more in a minute), I published a post, “Why I’m a Wreck,” which I just set to private and will probably delete eventually. 589 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Suppressing Past Traumatic Memories Effects Present Memory Formation

Suppressing traumatic memories can cause amnesia, research suggests –
New study could explain why people suffering from PTSD and other psychological disorders can have difficulty forming everyday memories.  958 more words

PTSD