Category Archives: EMDR

Maybe there would be no stigma

I’m reprinting a comment I left on Depression Time’s blog post End The Stigma: Prejudice Still Punishing The Mentally Ill. While it’s waiting for his approval, I thought I’d reprint (and expand) my response here. ***** I have a hard time … Continue reading

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Creative people: Personality and Mental Health Webinar

Just wanted to share creativity mentor Douglas Eby’s post about Creativity and Mental Health, which includes his webinar presentation on Creative People: Personality and Mental Health for the International Bipolar Foundation. Main topics included in the webinar: Personality:  High Sensitivity   … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Complex-PTSD, Creativity, depression, EMDR, Emotional Intelligence, Emotionally Absent Mother, Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing, Highly Sensitive Person, Hope, Madness, Making meaning, Self-medication | 3 Comments

That good feeling of control: the importance of emotional self-regulation

Emotional self-regulation, the traumatized brain, EMDR (eye movement desensitization and re-processing), Bullies to Buddies and Fred Rogers requesting funding for Mr. Rogers Neighborhood because he felt the inner needs of children were critical to attend to.

Posted in Complex-PTSD, EMDR, Emotional Intelligence, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, fMRI, Fred Rogers, Mr. Rogers, Nonviolent communication, NVC, PTSD, Safety, Trauma, trauma recovery | Leave a comment