Far be it from me –

Working with “parts” and “sub-personalities” as we come to consciousness and heal

on August 28, 2016

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

Below is a thread from social media that I got permission from the participants to post. It’s a response to a post from the other day: The hurt and pained bully and love in which I refer to a “part” in my psyche that I was working with.

Those of us whose nervous system have been destroyed by psych drugs and withdrawal from them often find ourselves simply splayed open. In essence, our unconscious is screaming at us because our nervous systems have been gravely injured. As we begin to heal we find ourselves diving more and more deeply into our psyches by necessity. This is about some of what we find. This is not unique to those of us who’ve come off psych drugs…it’s simply laid bare. All our human psyches are made like this.

My friend Gary Weber often mentions that Virginia Woolf said something like, “There are as many I’s…

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