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By Jerry Donaldson, Catherine Jean Johnson

ISBN-10: 0991524012

ISBN-13: 9780991524013

A home Divided is an inspirational, thought-provoking ebook approximately “multiple character disorder” co-authored by way of an abuse survivor and her counselor, and is a needs to learn for therapists, counseling division educators, survivors of physical/sexual abuse and their family or friends.

If you’re skeptical in regards to the life of dissociative identification affliction or ask yourself how a person might be able to create one hundred fifty personalities not to mention combine them, this e-book will problem your assumptions. An awe-inspiring account of the way Catherine Jean turns into entire after gaining knowledge of the unspeakable sexual and actual abuse she persevered as a child.

Despite the terrible nature of the abuse, readers will locate mental truths and insights appropriate to their very own own development.

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Chapter 2The Lasting Power of Anxiety: The Developmental Building Blocks of Self-Systems Chapter 3The Unknowable in Action Chapter 4Therapeutic Enactments: Unconcious Processes and Self-Systems Revealed Chapter 5Aspects of Affective Dysregulation: Self-Narratives as Expression of Unconscious Self-Systems Chapter 6Repetition and Resistance Chapter 7Injury, Defense, and Narcissistic Personality Structure Chapter 8Implicit and Explicit Therapeutic Processes: The Elements of Enduring and Sustained Change Chapter 9Intergenerational Enactment of Trauma: The Role of Unconscious Self-Systems Chapter 10Intersubjectivity and Unconscious Self-Systems: The Coexistence of Conflicting Processes Conclusion References FOREWORD ALLAN N.

More recently he concludes: Problems in vulnerable personalities arise most from deficits in the more implicit forms of regulation of emotion and emotional intensity. Although deliberate behavioral and cognitive forms of regulation—more left hemispheric processes—are useful for people who feel out of control to help them cope, over time, it is the building of implicit or automatic emotion regulation capacities that is important to achieve transformation for highly fragile, personality disordered clients (Schore, 2003).

1262) In his masterly review of brain laterality research, Iain McGilchrist (2009) asserts: If what one means by consciousness is the part of the mind that brings the world into focus, makes it explicit, allows it to be formulated in language, and is aware of its own awareness, it is reasonable to link the conscious mind to activity almost all of which lies ultimately in the left hemisphere. (p. 188) On the other hand: The right hemisphere, by contrast, yields a world of individual, changing, evolving, interconnected, implicit, incarnate, living beings within the context of the lived world, but in the nature of things never fully graspable, always imperfectly known—and to this world it exists in a relationship of care.

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