EDC

Therapy Issues For Survivors – Part 2

This is the second part in a series of discussing effective treatment for adult survivors of child abuse and neglect. This three-stage approach has been shown to be very helpful when working with clients diagnosed with depression, PTSD, and DID.

EDC

Therapy Issues For Survivors – Part 1

Over the years, I have gotten a lot of emails asking for information about effective therapy for adult survivors of child abuse and neglect. I am not a clinician, however, after successfully completing 23 years of therapy to recover from Major Depression, PTSD, and Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID (I integrated about 20 alters), as well as conducting in depth research over the past 30 years, I have a very good grasp of the issues and first-hand knowledge of what it takes to recover. That said, I am writing a series of articles about what I believe are key issues in the treatment of survivors.

Diane

Cycle of Child Abuse Trauma—Part 2

As I discussed in Cycle of Child Abuse Trauma—Part 1, the cycle begins with the “Original Setup.” This post, however, talks about this cycle in terms of adult survivors.

Diane

Impact of Educator Sexual Misconduct

The childhood targets of an educator’s sexual misconduct report that they suffer emotional, educational, and developmental or health effects.1 These behaviors affect academic achievement in the following ways:

Diane

Dissociative Disorders - Part 12

To continue my discussion about Paul McHugh’s misguided attempts to thwart the treatment of adult survivors of child abuse who are diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), I will quote an article he wrote in 1993 representing Johns Hopkins Medical Center.