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Sharon Reese, Mother to Five Children and Forty-Nine Alter Personalities Author: Healing Broken Wings  It was common for me as a ritual abuse survivor to have fears at night since that’s when my abuse happened. Often as I was close to sleep, programming words would begin to emerge in my head making me anxious and…

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Judy Byington, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., ret., Author, Twenty-Two Faces  How healing from dissociation might occur was first addressed in 1911 when founders of Neuroscience, Santiago Ramon y Cajal and Camillo Golgi won the Nobel Prize by proposing that human experiences gave birth to neurons in the brain, creating lines of memory that connected to each other…

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Judy Byington, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., ret., Author, Twenty-Two Faces  In her biography Twenty-Two Faces Jenny Hill claims as a five year-old she was raped, tortured, watched another child murdered and threatened with death if she told. Since her mind was not allowed to process the stressful experiences and in order to cope, her thinking patterns separated…

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Dissociation, Repressed Memory and Multiple Personalities By Judy Byington, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., ret. Author of Twenty-Two Faces Dissociation is a survival skill where the ego adapts to trauma by repressing unacceptable memory into the unconscious, with the person experiencing amnesia of the event. According to the American Psychiatric Association Dissociation is apparent in 65% of the…

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Sharon Reese, Mother to Five Children and Forty-Nine Alter Personalities Author: www.healingbrokenwings.com Survivors of severe abuse, especially children, often repress or dissociate from their feelings. When you are willing to bring traumatic memories forward, you are ready to begin the healing process. At that point you can deal with your dissociated self, which may include…