New Resource: She Wrote it Down

We are so honored to share the introduction to Laura Parrott Perry's new book "She Wrote it Down". Laura is a brave truther teller. She is the co-founder and CEO of Say It, Survivor; a non-profit committed to helping survivors of childhood sexual abuse reclaim their stories. With this book she is continuing her mission … Continue reading New Resource: She Wrote it Down

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New Resource: A Different Kind of Superhero

We are always looking for new resources to share with you, and today we have a great resource for parents with Dissociative Identity Disorder. I wasn't sure what to expect when I read this book, but I sure didn't expect that it would bring tears to my eyes. It was this page that really got … Continue reading New Resource: A Different Kind of Superhero

The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives

Leaving this out of your patient's medical history could cost their lives. by Joyelle Brandt I sat in the exam room answering the long list of questions my doctor asked about my medical history. Waiting. Waiting to see if she would ask. We got to the end of the exam, and there was no opening … Continue reading The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives

The Survivor’s Guide to the Holidays

To start, lower any expectations you have about creating the perfect family holiday to make up for your shitty childhood. Because let’s be honest, there is no making up for that. Let’s make the goal more realistic: just getting through it is fantastic.

Hijacked by PTSD

written by Joyelle Brandt Anxiety hijacked my day today. It showed up out of the blue this morning, this frantic, anxious feeling that hounded me all day. Usually I can identify a trigger that brought on an attack like this, but not this time. It occurs to me now that maybe I spent all this … Continue reading Hijacked by PTSD