The Wait

Nicole and the officer pull out of the parking lot with Taylor close behind them. They make the twenty minute drive to the emergency room in Rottingdam. The officer drives all the way up to door to drop Nicole off while Taylor parks. Nicole stands there at the doors waiting, feeling awkward and out of … Continue reading The Wait

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Leaving Safety

Thursday, April 26, 2018 4:33 p.m. Taylor comes back to the room, and after a few minutes, Matt knocks on the door, slowly opening it. He looks to Nicole and greets her in a low voice. "Hey." Still standing in the doorway, he turns to Taylor and introduces himself, "Hi, I'm Matt. Would it be okay … Continue reading Leaving Safety

Another Experience with Dissociation

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Nicole gave a speech this morning for her Oral Communication final. She was extremely anxious and nervous for this speech as she always gets overly anxious before, during, and after she speaks in front of any group of people. After she gave her speech, she went to the library and sat … Continue reading Another Experience with Dissociation

Experiences with Dissociating and Self-Injury

Trigger Warning Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4 p.m. "Hey, come back...Come back to me; it's okay," Taylor says gently as he tries to pull Nicole's mind back into the room. She is dissociating for the fifth time during their session. This happens when she feels so overwhelmed with anxiety that her thoughts pull her in … Continue reading Experiences with Dissociating and Self-Injury