Shneidman’s greatest questions: Where do you hurt and How can I help? After I had a meltdown in late 2005 and was slowly recovering in 2006, I was taking a psychometrics class at college to earn my psychology degree. Psychometrics is a fancy name for psychological testing and validating tests and assessments on various things.… Read More Shneidman’s greatest questions: Where do you hurt and How can I help?
Is it possible to be happy while being horribly suicidal? Today while waiting for the bus, I was listening to my music. It wasn’t the normal playlist I usually listen to but I was playing all my songs in my music file. A few songs came on that I really love and I caught myself… Read More Is it possible to be happy while being horribly suicidal?
I wrote this at 0400 today. excuse the hashtags Twitter rant CAMS and Suicide I wonder if there will ever come a day when there isn’t a hierarchical relationship between client and clinician in the matters of #suicide. That clinician and client work together to deal with #suicide and all that it portends, without judgement,… Read More Twitter Rant: CAMS and Suicide
My baby has left I dropped off my baby (laptop) today as it would be pouring tomorrow. It did rain later in the evening but after I dropped off the package to FedEx, so I made good timing. I had lunch at my favorite place and then had coffee at Starbucks. I tried their new… Read More my baby has left
A fellow blogger asked about talking therapies and it got me thinking that I never really wrote about this before. I have been through most psychotherapies, but mostly to do with psychodynamic. I never was one for DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) or CBT (Cognitive behavioral therapy). I wanted to get better quick and these therapies,… Read More talking therapies and other things