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Bad Puns

Actually, that’s simultaneously¬†redundant and oxymoronical! By their very nature, puns are “bad” … and the worse they are, the better they become!

I used to keep a manila folder filled with comic strips that I’d cut out of the newspaper. 926 more words


the only place i am safe from me.

Being a clinician and a client at the same time is an odd combination. It is kind of like being a coach and the worst player on your team at the same time. 352 more words


Making Changes

Dear Readers, I just wanted to let you know that although I’ve been trying to post daily, I’m going to have to reduce posting to every other day, at least for now. ¬† 205 more words

Mental Health

More Poetry

The Climb

It’s funny where life takes you
as you head on up the road.
You make your plans. You think you’re set.
You see the “pot of gold”, 222 more words


A New Way of Thinking About My PTSD

I am exploring a new way of thinking and being which contrasts strongly with my past history of dealing with my three biggest challenges which are my severe PTSD, chronic fatigue and chronic pain. 325 more words

Complex PTSD

A Therapist's Perspective: Reactions to dependency - responses depend on how secure the therapist is

People who support survivors of trauma may react in different ways, depending on how secure they are in their own attachment behavior and relationships. This table identifies… 212 more words

Dissociative Disorders

Types of Dependency - Extreme, Secure and Counterdependency

This table is a useful tool in assessing both where you are now and what you could aim for to build more secure relationships.

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Dissociative Disorders