Tango From Chaos to Creativity: How Multiple Personalities Emerge and Move Toward Integration
This man’s haunting story of devastating abuse evolves through years of therapy with Pollack. Yet, as a work of creative nonfiction, the book shares the true life and healing of this man – his abuse, his words, and his poetry.
Throughout the pages, the author highlights Jacen’s poetic descriptions because they beautifully acknowledge his separate personalities and their communication and progression toward integration.
The book chronicles the patient’s childhood memories of… Continue reading
EMDR Online Therapy can be as or more effective than face-to-face EMDR treatment because treatment takes place in the comfort of your home in your “safe place.” Your safe place is part of the EMDR protocol, which I will explain and work through with you. Online sessions also relieve the stress of travel to the office. A confidential and HIPPA compliant platform is used during video sessions.
What is EMDR Therapy?
EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a very creative and powerful method of reprocessing the repetitive cycles that make you feel stuck. EMDR can help whether… Continue reading
Trauma is held within the body. Although trauma can feel deep and overwhelming, there are successful ways to treat trauma and often what is associated anxiety.
Recent neuroscience research shows the best treatment for trauma involves movement. Yoga and breathing are fantastic ways to connect yourself to active healing.
Talk therapy and journaling are also very effective ways of allowing for compassion and insight into the traumatic event. Some type of movement and inner awareness are essential keys to healing.
Deep feeling comes when you are not talking but being present and aware of… Continue reading
Do You Feel Stuck? What is EMDR Therapy and How Can It Help You?
Many times we get into a rut, a repetitive cycle that occurs unconsciously. We find ourselves repeating the same behavior or thought that brings us unhappiness. Although these repetitive cycles serve to protect us in some way, in time they prevent movement toward growth and healthy living. In order to let go of this dysfunctional cycle you may need more than talk therapy.
EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a very creative and powerful method of reprocessing the repetitive cycles that make you… Continue reading
Have you seen the move Split, the terrifying story of a man with 23 multiple personalities?
According to an article in the Huffington Post, “the plot takes your breath away.” But even as the movie progresses, the viewer gets a glimpse into what it’s like to be a man with an extreme dissociative identity disorder (DID).
Previously known as multiple personality disorder (MPD), the psychology community has made great strides in understanding how to treat people afflicted with DID.
If you enjoyed and were intrigued by Split, my book Tango from Chaos to Creativity: How Multiple Personalities Emerge can share… Continue reading