Is That Dissociation? with guest Dr. Alexa Altman | ep.84

Ask Kati Anything podcast with Dr. Alexa Altman | ep.84Audience questions:1. For the past 6 months I now realise that I dissociate. I didn't realise up until now because I had only heard of the more severe types of dissociation. My therapist told me that some people who dissociate can go for long periods of time and not remember...2. I really struggle with boundaries. I recently went to my teacher to talk about mental health struggles, and she...3. Do you think it's possible for our struggles e.g. anxiety, depression, lack of self worth to ever go away completely? I feel like there are some things, my anxiety...4. I am trying to work on recalling events surrounding a traumatic situation to be able to make a statement to police and assist with other cases that may be linked to...5. I keep downplaying my symptoms and even contemplate canceling my therapy sessions sometimes. I'm not quite sure why I'm...6. Why are a lot of therapists unwilling to work with autistic clients even if they're not coming to therapy for their autism?7. How does one handle being triggered by their own therapist?  I have PTSD, and have been very open with my therapist about my trauma that occurred last year, and my struggles with it.  As a whole, I absolutely have loved working with her, and have felt very safe in discussing my experiences...8. Is it possible to feel triggered from a past sexual assault after having a baby?? I was sexually assaulted when I was 20 in my home. I wasn’t ready for therapy after the assault so I stopped showing up and couldn’t find it in me to...Video of episodes's books in stores now!TRAUMATIZED - U OK? - Suggestions THERAPY  I do not currently offer online therapy.  BetterHelp can connect you with a licensed, online counselor, please visit: receive commissions on referrals to BetterHelp. I only recommend services I know and trust.PATREON That Don't Matter! (2nd podcast)video EMAIL linnea@toneymedia.comSupport the show ( --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:

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