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Book Review: Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation Book Review: Treating Trauma-Related DissociationI have had both friends and clients who had dissociative identity disorder. I have also come across therapists who diagnosed virtually every client they saw as DID. I wish this book had been available back in those days. The authors have been working with trauma ...

Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist's Memoir  Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass: A Psychologist's Memoir In 2001, psychologist Annita Perez Sawyer searched through her own hospital records from the 1960s — and found something haunting. Now, in her memoir, Smoking Cigarettes, Eating Glass, Sawyer explores the overuse of shock treatment, the problems of misdiagnosis, and the ways our healthcare system can fail patients, as well as ...

Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope & Healing “Thou hast but enraged, not insulted me, sir; but for that I ask thee not to beware of Starbuck; thou wouldst but laugh; but let Ahab beware of Ahab; beware of thyself, old man.” —Herman Melville, >Moby-Dick; or, The Whale Anna sat across from me, her eyes ...

Book Review: Lifting the Veil When I began reading Lifting the Veil, it seemed clear that the main theme was dissociative identity disorder — previously and popularly known as multiple personality disorder. The book appears to be a first-hand account of one therapist’s experience in treating a complicated patient. It is ...

Coping with Trauma-Related Dissociation: Skills Training for Patients and Therapists Gazing into a mirror, what is it that you see?  You see a reflection of the person others see when they look at you.  If the mirror should shatter you would then see not just one, but many reflections of yourself in the fragments.  This is ...

Book Review: Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes Book Review: Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative ProcessesIf you have ever seen the movies The Three Faces of Eve or Sybil, you might have found yourself second guessing your own behavior or wondering whether close friends or family have multiple personalities, but the popularity and sensationalism of these movies do not necessarily reflect the ...

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