Suicide impacts all of us and speaks about who we are as a society. We can all work towards healing our society.
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
The problem with the way the diagnosis of BPD is being applied, is that, the individuals’ experience of trauma is often minimized or ignored.
While PTSD is becoming more recognized and treated, within the military, men experience trauma in a variety of other contexts.
Check out my Recommended Reading list, so far. What have you been reading on these topics or related to them?
The practice of behaviour modification has become so prevalent in our society, that we often don’t even notice when we’re using this system and can hardly imagine any other way of doing things.
But if we start with the assumption that humans are rational creatures whose primary concern is their own survival, then we need to assume that people made decisions regarding their behaviors and substance use for a reason. Sometimes, for a very good reason.
Having your child become a teenager, can be one of the most fearful times of a parent's life! Wondering what is normal, when to call 911 and when to just hug them... are often parr for the course
Listen closely and support your child’s emotions. There’s no wrong way to feel. Let them know that you are on their side.
As a therapist, I don't need "all the juicy details" just the ones pertinent to the issue that you are stuck on.