Tag Archives: DBT

Life Lessons

Progress Review, Q. 1:¬† What life lessons have you learnt from your time in the Therapeutic Community, or in life more generally? I pause for a moment. But only for a moment, because I know the thing that is most … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement

Well, that’s annoying, isn’t it? I understand that. My brother, on the ‘phone to his partner this weekend. It was her who was running late; him unafraid to express how that made him feel; her validating that. Validation is something … Continue reading

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Playing pretend

I have spent large swathes of the past week in tears. Starting with tears of exhaustion following another stupidly early morning, and failed job interview. Tears on the bus that managed to perturb the five year-old child sat in front … Continue reading

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