Archive for trust

The ability to trust with DID in therapy and in real life

A huge barrier for survivors of abuse, especially child abuse, is the issue of trust. How do you ever establish trust with a therapist, friends and family, and how do you repair it when it falters? Since trust is the first cornerstone of therapy, lack of trust leaves the individual stalled in making therapeutic progress.

Turns out the cycle of trust and lack of trust is normal in DID. Here are my research findings with ties to my own experiences.

Read the rest of this entry »