EMDR or Exposure Therapy?

EMDR or Exposure Therapy?

There are a lot of moments in your life in which you have to ask yourself, “Is this still effective?”. Working on my recovery, I have stumbled on a lot of those moments. And right now I am there again. EMDR or Exposure Therapy?     Since the last Exposure Therapy session didn’t exactly go as planned. I’m left with the decision whether or not to go through with it. At first I thought the anxiety it opened up was…

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Blog change

Blog change

When I started this blog I knew I wanted to accomplish something with it. However, I did not know how I wanted to do that just yet. Like my daddy used to say:   Just start and you will find out how it works out for you. If it works, awesome, you won. If it doesn’t, that’s okay, you learnt.       Failure did not exist in my father’s dictionary, in a good sense. He made sure I kept…

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Silver linings

Silver linings

There are silver linings in my recovery. Last week I noticed some significant changes in my thought process. I promised myself to tell the people close around me (a.k.a. neighbours who I used to see every single week), what had been going on with me. I was able to calm myself down and reprocess my thoughts and see different perspectives. “The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history…

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Trauma Therapy

Trauma Therapy

When I went to the mental health organisation because I realised I was in desperate need of help, I was at a point where I felt like I only had two options left. I was either going to fight for the trauma therapy that I need, or I was going to die. That’s right, I just said die. I couldn’t do this any more. I saw the pattern where I kept looking for the wrong kind of people who would…

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