“Harmed by a PD Label” – The Monthly Online Peer Support Group (On Zoom)

I’ve had quite a few people asking for more details about this group, so I thought I would write a little something about it here. Aim of the Group: The aim of the group is to create a safe space for those harmed by a PD Label to share their truths with others who canContinue reading ““Harmed by a PD Label” – The Monthly Online Peer Support Group (On Zoom)”

The yearning for a mummy cuddle – my experience as a childhood sexual abuse survivor.

I want to try and write about something I have experienced at various points in my life, as a childhood sexual abuse survivor, and why the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder has caused me to keep quiet about this experience. I don’t want this diagnosis to still hold so much power over me, and IContinue reading “The yearning for a mummy cuddle – my experience as a childhood sexual abuse survivor.”

Ten examples of the Parallels between Mental Health Services and Abusers.

1. When a service user ever tries to describe the poor treatment they have received from a specific staff member, or from a particular mental health team as a whole, other mental health professionals tend to dismiss this as the service user’s over sensitivity or misinterpretation, rather than considering that the staff members may actuallyContinue reading “Ten examples of the Parallels between Mental Health Services and Abusers.”