Tag Archives: Posttraumatic stress disorder

Colleague or Therapist?


So I called him up and asked him to be my therapist.  He laughed and said I couldn’t afford him, then went to work. It wasn’t as if I hadn’t tried to find someone local.  I called my ex-therapist, who … Continue reading

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Righteous Anger


            When I stopped taking drugs ten years ago, I was angry—very, very angry.  There are several possible explanations for all that anger.  First was the fact that I have bipolar disorder, type 2.  Professionals say that in some people … Continue reading

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Empathic Therapy and Healing our Homecoming Troops


I wheeled into Psychotherapy and Medication for Military Stress:  Maj. Maria Kimble, MSW, LCSW, at Dr. Peter Breggin’s Empathic Therapy Conference. Earlier in the afternoon, I had noticed a young woman sitting in profile to me.  She had brown hair … Continue reading

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