Tag Archives: International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

Mindful Monday: Darkness and Light

On this Mindful Monday, right in the middle of the winter holiday season, I want to share a post from the past. Yesterday was the winter solstice, simultaneously our darkest day and signifying that days will get longer. A good … Continue reading

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What Causes Dissociative Identity Disorder?

I’ve talked about the diagnostic criteria for dissociative identity disorder (DID), identity disruption and amnesia. What causes DID? How is it related to trauma? These are the topics I’d like to tackle next. If you are questioning whether DID is true … Continue reading

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Dissociative Identity Disorder

An overview of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) Continue reading

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Self-Care and Child Parts

More self-care discussions and clinical examples pertaining to working with child parts of those with dissociative disorders. Continue reading

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