Fragmentation, dissociation and inner child - Index

Fragmentation, dissociation and inner child - Index

CH. 1: INNER CHILD, FRAGMENTATION AND OPPRESSED MEMORIES

  • The Inner Child
  • Definition of DID
  • The passive influence of alters
    • Example of the passive influences by alters
  • Further interesting characteristics of DID

CH. 2: CONTRIBUTORY CAUSES LEADING TO DISSOCIATION

  • Judy’s story
  • Dissociation: the child’s defence / protection
    • Four factors necessary to create DID
  • The system theory regarding families
    • Open and closed systems
    • Rules and approaches
    • Abusive family systems
    • Further experiences within a closed family system
  • Important factors in the life of a child who was subjected to incest
  • Personalities as a closed inner system
  • General rules and views of the family of origin that became internalized

CH. 3: WAYS IN WHICH THE INNER CHILD BECAME WOUNDED – John Bradshaw

  • Wonder
  • Optimism
  • Naivety
  • Dependence
  • Emotions
  • Resilience
  • Free play
  • Uniqueness
  • Love
  • The spiritual wound
  • Sexual abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Abuse / misuse within a religious milieu
  • Cultural shame
  • Toxic shame

CH. 4: SYMPTOMS OF DID AS DISCUSSED BY BRYANT, KESSLER & SHIRAR

  • Myths regarding DID
  • Some important indications /symptoms of multiple personalities
  • Typical description of such a person’s experiences

CH. 5: DISCUSSIONS OF DID AND THE INNER CHILD BY WILSON, KRAFT, FRIESEN AND DRAPER

  • Discussion of the inner child by Kraft
  • Discussion of dissociative identity disorder (DID) by James Friesen
  • Discussion of dissociative identity disorder (DID) by Perry Draper

CH. 6: INTEGRATION OF A DISSOCIATED SUB-PERSONALITY

  • A safe inner space for integration
  • The core personality and the essential personality
  • Integration between the core personality and the essential personality
  • Integration of non-dominant sub-personalities
  • Integration of dominant sub-personalities
    • Guidelines in preparation of the integration of dominant subpersonalities
  • Grief counselling and aspects regarding loss
  • Developing new abilities and upgrading old skills
  • Post-integrational experience of the multiple personality
  • Lost stages of development and the integrated person
  • To be in charge again
  • Re-proclaiming the body
  • The role of memory to integration

CH. 7: TWO PRACTICAL EXAMPLES OF FRAGMENTATION

Example A

Example B

ANNEXURE A: The open family system

ANNEXURE B: The closed family system

ANNEXURE C: Geographical/physical separation from family of origin

ANNEXURE D: Beth’s first sketch

ANNEXURE E: Beth’s final sketch

ANNEXURE F: The differentiation between a dissociated personality (alter) and a demonic presence by Dr James Friesen

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