Psycho-Babble Psychology | about psychological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: got the book... B2chica

Posted by Daisym on June 6, 2005, at 13:22:55

In reply to got the book..., posted by B2chica on June 6, 2005, at 11:38:53

You could say, most of this doesn't apply to me but my therapist thought that the general coping mechanisms would help me. Trauma is trauma. (practice so you don't cry when you say it.)

Don't dismiss the body sensations. Tell your therapist. Could be a flashback trying to break through. Skip ahead to the section on crisis phase, read it, book mark it. This book can trigger you in horrible ways. I take it out and read it in small doses. I think this is why my therapist wanted to work on it together -- doing the assignments and talking about them. I felt pretty undone by it all.

Figure out your own rules. Mine are: Don't read this before bed. Don't read the stories in the back on a non-therapy day. Flip open a section and pay attention to how my body feels. If my chest hurts, I'm done for awhile.

I hope this helps you. Go slow. Take care of yourself. I'm open to questions if you think I can help too.

 

Thread

 

Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post


Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.

 

Start a new thread

 
Google
dr-bob.org www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for
in

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Psychology | Framed

poster:Daisym thread:508459
URL: http://www.dr-bob.org/babble/psycho/20050606/msgs/508533.html