A Preview of The  Newest Research on Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

There have been some truly remarkable research papers written about complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) in the past few decades. Some of the research focuses exclusively on CPTSD while others can apply to any mental health disorder. In this article, I’m going to break the ice in the series about complex post-traumatic stress disorder and [...]

I’m Offering Help Finding Research About Dissociative Identity Disorder and Other Mental Health Problems

If you have ever gone to the internet to search for information written by researchers about dissociative identity disorder, you'll find what I did. Thousands of papers written on different aspects of DID. To be sure, the page after page of research papers is fascinating, but most people do not want to take the time [...]

It’s Dissociative Identity Disorder Awareness Day!

It's March 5th, the day that folks everywhere who live with the diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder gather to spread awareness. Research and Essays on DID To help raise awareness I have made a compilation of some of the papers and essays out there concerning DID. The list is not all comprehensive as there are [...]

It’s Dissociative Identity Disorder Awareness Day!

It's March 5th, the day that folks everywhere who live with the diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder gather to spread awareness. Research and Essays on DID To help raise awareness I have made a compilation of some of the papers and essays out there concerning DID. The list is not all comprehensive as there are [...]

Dissociative Identity Disorder, A Global Phenomenon

Many mental health professionals and people in the public have the impression that dissociative identity disorder was a fad from the 80s and 90s. They believe erroneously that people who present with an altered state of consciousness like is present with DID are either faking it, have been led down the garden path by an [...]

Countertransference A Hazard for Therapists

We seldom consider the fight therapists go through in their personal lives to keep their lives separate from the horror they encounter when dealing with highly traumatized clients. This article was published in the The Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders and Treatment looks at this subject and tries to draw conclusions about the effect dealing [...]

The Difficult Question, “Why?”

Why? The most basic question of all survivors of childhood trauma.

Free PDF of Ebook of My Blog Posts from 2014-Present

The posts included in the following ebook are from my early days writing this blog through the beginning of September 2017. I thought you all might enjoy having a copy to read at your leisure. I shall be publishing new ones every six months. Just copy paste the link below into your browser for your [...]