Tag Archives: dissociation

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PTSD can have lasting effects on not only one’s mind, but also the body. The resulting stress can remain in the body for years without relief and can lead to increased risk for other medical and mental health conditions. People who suffer from PTSD are often encouraged to find ways to complete unresolved stress responses… Read More »

Dissociating, memory, trouble with words, bipolar, PTSD, writing, editing

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I am dissociating in this video as my brain has been going offline with intense processing. It doesn’t look at apparent outwardly to how it feels for me experiencing it. I stumble with my words at times which is the combination of the… Read More »

PTSD vs Complex PTSD

Most of us have heard of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) specifically. What some may not be aware of is that trauma can have unique and challenging components, making it incredibly difficult to treat. Complex Trauma (C-PTSD) has an overlap of symptoms with PTSD but presents some distinct differences. This video will explain… Read More »

PTSD disability – starting compensation application process – sexual abuse trauma – ACC in NZ

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder & post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Not dissociating as badly in this video as recent videos. My psychologist said my head and upper body move less, my eyes glaze over and I look down when dissociating. Also more hypervigilant and sensitive to triggers when in a freeze… Read More »

Triggered freeze, shutdown PTSD. Dissociating trauma trigger.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This was the end of the previous video that was cut off about memory issues with my diagnoses. I am uploading it so can see the change when I hear sirens in the distance. I was already moderately dissociating but when I heard… Read More »

Memory issues, forgetful with trauma, bipolar, PTSD. Dissociation.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Am moderately dissociating in this video. Brain feels in a fog offline but I am speaking anyway even with affected cognition. I showed this because the impairment I experience is more than how it appears on the outside. Talking… Read More »

PTSD – post-traumatic stress disorder – childhood presentation – avoidance, shutdowns

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Bipolar and PTSD currently affecting me the most. My presentation of PTSD isn’t well known. Is the childhood presentation of mainly avoidance and shutdowns. During mania episodes, I am more likely to experience the typical presentation of PTSD as… Read More »

PTSD, dissociation, sexual abuse trauma counselling in New Zealand

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. I am moderately dissociating in this video – brain going off line. Got triggered by it’s not necessarily obvious as I have the freeze/shutdown presentation of PTSD. The PTSD is mostly from childhood sexual abuse trauma and rape trauma.… Read More »

Intense processing anger, PTSD. Rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual violence.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This video is intense. I cut up a sculpture I made while I processed as I didn’t fully express the emotion of anger as emotion (intense emotions is one of my biggest triggers, usually triggering a shut down). Doing something symbolic while I… Read More »

The 4 Most Recognized Trauma Responses

In this video we’re going to discuss the 4 “F” responses that result from CPTSD. It is a form of PTSD known as complex post traumatic stress disorder, which stems from trauma that continued over a period of time. Is this you? Comment below so I know I’m not the only one! Make sure to… Read More »

QUARANTINE STRESS DISORDER: PTSD and Freeze Response from the PANDEMIC

#FreezeResponse#PTSD#Quarantine Dr. David Gersten. Amino Acid Therapy. Quarantine Stress Disorder (QSD) is caused by PTSD related to the pandemic PLUS psychosocial stressors that are not related to trauma, PTSD, and the freeze response. The freeze response, the biology of trauma, is what causes PTSD. The freeze response is part of fight flight freeze. This video… Read More »

Therapeutic smashing symbolic objects processing trauma. Creative storytelling. Bipolar. PTSD.

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. Mood is elevated in this video, yet under control. I feel calm yet energised, consistent with doing processing for me which also can seem somewhere between hypomania and mania for me. This video is creative story telling in metaphor processing… Read More »

Messy creative expression to process trauma. Mixed mood bipolar disorder. Part 1

My name is Xanthe Wyse. Diagnosed bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder. In this video I am ‘tired but wired’ and very scattered with my thinking. Which happens to me a lot. Similar to ADHD I think when I am in mood episodes. My short-term memory is practically non-existent in these states… Read More »