My current therapy team don't use their own, although they encourage me to use mine (funding issues with purchasing objects!). I have worked with a T in the past, though, who used objects, and it was immensely helpful, particularly for my very young parts.Does your T work with objects? With objects I’m talking about symbols, soft toys, wood craft?
This is where you stop and bring out the grounding techniques like a full-on assault on the system!I realize when he is appearing, now more than a few years ago
No, but thanks for the reference because I'm always looking for good sources of info on different techniques. I'll look it up and find a book I can devourYou might know Pat Ogdens work?
Sideways.. this never came into my mind, something practical, something that I have control of.keep a running list. I have a small notepad in my handbag and I write down when I've been triggered and what I think the cause was. Just a few lines about the situation. It's been really helpful, partly because it adds the time and space and reasoned
What do you mean by introject alter? What does that look like behaviorally?Very interested to hear about your T's approach to moving forward, since I'm trying to deal with a similar issue right now myself. Hope it goes well for you, but understand that parts aligned with the perpetrator are really difficult to manage and coexist with. Having an introject alter is next level, and I'm not coping with that situation so well right now. So sending courage and gentle compassion your way as you take this on.
A great explanation of what an introject part is, in plain language, is here.What do you mean by introject alter?
Behaviourally, it would express itself as my abuser (for want of better words) coming back to life, treating me like my abuser did, talking to me the way he did, and telling me to do the things he made me do.What does that look like behaviorally?
I read this....thanks....a good read.A great explanation of what an introject part is, in plain language, is here.
Behaviourally, it would express itself as my abuser (for want of better words) coming back to life, treating me like my abuser did, talking to me the way he did, and telling me to do the things he made me do.