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Psychotherapy De-Mystified

You've made a commitment to psychotherapy...

...and you've tried other things so you want this to work. Yet, it seems therapy is raising more questions than it's answering and now you're feeling lost more than ever.

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Hi Moonbeing! Welcome to the boards and nice to meet you. I am sorry things are so quiet here these days. By the way, you have a beautiful moniker. But more importantly, I am sorry about what you went through. Do you think that something happened when you took the accidental large hit that brought you face to face with your trauma? In the sense that you could not ignore the disconnection that that trauma had created within you any longer? To some extent, I can relate to the floating feeling...Read More...
Last Reply By shelongedforstarsinherheart · First Unread Post


I find it very scary that T's have so much power over those of us who go to them for help. On their word alone, you can be put into a mental hospital or even arrested. That is one reason I am so scared to really open up with a T. I chose my words very carefully. I too had a T talk down to me, (in my opinion) and mocked me. She was fired. I might's not her time, it's your time.Read More...
Last Reply By 74 yr old male who needs to talk · First Unread Post

The binds of love by Jessica Benjamin

Forum: Book Forum
Thank you for the recommendation. I always love to read books about relationships, etc. I'm currently reading "Manic" by Terri Cheney. I've finished the prequel to this book about her childhood. I'd recommend it to you guys. It's about Terri's personal experience of living with Bipolar Disorder and how she knew she was different from age 7 when she attempted suicide. It's quite profound. SadieRead More...
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Splitting of the Ego in the borderline/psychotic cases.

Forum: Book Forum
Askalot I’m not aware of any psychology forum’s for students, but maybe you could have a Google, see what comes up and if you like the feel of it. Also, if you are struggling, try going to the library, they can help not only with books. I’m not sure how old you are, but they can help you with research techniques, so you can utilise better ways of finding the info, especially via journals, you are seeking.Read More...
Last Reply By Forever Changed · First Unread Post