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When the work continues.

The last session I had was in 2018.

About to move back home to the UK, I felt in no way healed from the things that had happened. Sure, I was able to go about my day, continue my work, arrange moving companies and enjoy time…


Loneliness is endemic. Despite — and I can’t repeat this outdated line enough — how “connected” we are globally, research screams daily that we are just not feeling it.

Being lonely can detrimentally affect your mental health. You don’t need to be surrounded by crowds of people — that’s…that’s not…


What we got wrong, what we know but aren’t saying and what we can do from now.

To be diagnosed with BPD, you need to have 5 out of 9 traits. At least, that’s what you’re told. The folks who decided on the 5/9 criteria left out crucial information on their decision-making process — that the number is completely arbitrary.


The client who rebelled against herself.

I used to be so well-behaved.” she said, rolling down the passenger window and lighting a cigarette, her odd-socked feet resting on my dashboard.

One of my favorite cases as a support worker was a 40-year-old lady who had sustained a brain injury a few years prior to us meeting.


Being Wrong is the new Being Right

Everyone wants to be infallible, I get it.

Having All The Answers

“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” — Socrates.

I believe you don’t have to know all the answers. You don’t have to be right all the time. …


The stark history of Welsh and diversity.

I speak Welsh.

These days that means I speak a useless language that nobody thinks is cool, fashionable or worth saving. But the history of my country’s language is filled with times when it was not only not useful, but downright illegal.

The Welsh NOT

In the 18th and 19th Century, children at…


The unthinkable events that unfurled during Jeffrey Dahmer’s adult years cannot be explained solely by this movie, nor the graphic novel that inspired it.

It offers, however, an insight into how missing the building blocks for societal integration, predispositions and isolation can be a recipe for chaos.

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It’s always the quiet ones’, my mother used to whisper to me throughout my childhood. …


When your thoughts are running at the speed of light, what can you do?

If you’ve never had a panic attack, believe me when I say this — you do not understand what it is like. That’s without offense or superiority. There is no feeling like it.

I will never understand what it feels like to be kicked in the balls. …


One famous study cemented the belief that Psychopathy can’t be treated— but it was wrong.

We know what the general media does with scientific research. That’s why my parents continually tell me that coffee will both give me cancer and cure my cancer on any given day. …


Always wondered why I’m so afraid of robots, but one reason is that they do it so much better than I. I am a perfectionist. Trained from birth to reject my own humanity.

Making mistakes is unacceptable. Severely punished. It doesn’t matter how you feel, it matters what you did…

Emma

Psychology Researcher interested in Personality Disorders / ASD / Forensics. I love Science and Science Fiction, but I get most excited when they meet.

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