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What are Dissociative Disorders? Dissociative disorders are a group of mental health conditions characterized by a disconnection or detachment from one's thoughts, feelings, memories, or identity. These disorders can lead to experiences of depersonalization, derealization, or amnesia. Prevalence of Dissociative Disorders: Dissociative disorders are relatively rare compared to other mental health conditions. According to the American Psychiatric Association, the prevalence of dissociative identity disorder (DID) is estimated to be around 1% of the general population. Other dissociative disorders like depersonalization-derealization disorder are also less common. Treatment Options for Dissociative Disorders: Treating dissociative disorders typically involves psychotherapy, particularly approaches that focus on addressing traumatic experiences and helping individuals integrate their sense of self. Trauma-focused therapies like Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can be effective. Creating a safe therapeutic environment, developing coping skills, and improving self-awareness are key components of treatment. Collaborating with mental health professionals who specialize in dissociative disorders can provide individuals with the necessary tools to manage symptoms and work towards recovery.

3-2-1: A simple grounding technique that you can use anywhere, anytime.

The following is a grounding technique that I use often with clients to get them to ground themselves before leaving their therapy session.This technique can be used if you are…

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Professionals Who Specialize in Dissociative disorders

Eli Goldberg

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, CASAC

We are all just walking each other home - Ram Dass

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  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
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Ari Poliakoff, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I excel at helping people discover and understand themselves. This is the key to healing, success, and growth.

  • πŸ₯‡ Empowering
  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Jill Mirlis

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

The client is the expert in their own life

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  • πŸ’ͺ Challenging
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Jennifer Gould, LPC, NCC

Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

β€œVulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity." Brene Brown

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  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Moshe Norman

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself, just as I am, then I can change.

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  • πŸ‘‚ Listener
  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous

Chavie Brumer, LCSW-R

Therapist, Psychotherapist, LCSW

Let's be kind also to those who are unseen and unheard.

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  • 🎨 Creative

Danielle Pliver, LCSW

Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

What you feel you can heal

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Dr. Chaya Lieba Kobernick

Therapist, Doctor of Psychology, PsyD

לא Χ’ΧœΧ™Χš Χ”ΧžΧœΧΧ›Χ” ΧœΧ’ΧžΧ•Χ¨ Χ•ΧœΧ אΧͺΧ” Χ‘ΧŸ Χ—Χ•Χ¨Χ™ΧŸ ΧœΧ”Χ‘Χ˜Χœ ΧžΧžΧ Χ”

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  • 🎯 Direct
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  • πŸ’‘ Solution-oriented

Nahum Spirn

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

The more we accept people as they are (including ourselves!), the freer they are to change. And the harder we try to get rid of emotions and thoughts, the stronger they become.

  • πŸ™Œ Affirming
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  • 🀝 Collaborative
  • 🐣 Out of the box

Carey McIntosh

Therapist, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC

Deeper healing than you ever imagined is yours for the taking.

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  • πŸ˜ƒ Humorous
  • 🌎 Holistic
  • 🀝 Collaborative

Mendel Toron

Therapist, LCSW, CCTP, EMDR Certified

β€œThe privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ― Carl Gustav Jung

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