What is Disassociation?

By Ruddy I often say that I am dissociated, but this is actually an umbrella term that covers a wide range of experiences and sensations. According to the DSM-IV, there are six main types of dissociative experiences and/ or disorders. In the following article I will...

Physical v Psychosomatic

  Physical vs. Psychosomatic: What’s the Difference? by Ruddy   I am in constant pain. I don’t mean emotional pain – dear me, please! I don’t feel emotional pain! – I mean physical pain. Aches and pains and creaking and groaning. Often I...

Abandonment

I’m going on holiday and I won’t be able to see you that week: Abandonment and the therapeutic relationship by Ruddy   My therapist went to a conference this weekend. I felt like she had abandoned me and was running away from me. My session was a day late...

Extract from Storyrime Series

‘Run Rabbit Run’ and other titles are available from our online shop. Run Rabbit Run Rabbit grew up in a warren. She was always sad. She was always bad. She was afraid. She didn’t like living in the warren. It was dark and cold. She always had to fight....

Sick Humour can be Healing

Bad Things that the Abusers Are Generally Reputed to Do and How to Deal with Them. Ritual abuse abusers are very scary people, or so we are all led to believe by the very scary things it is rumoured that they might possibly do to those of us who stand against them. In...