Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bipolar?

As some of you will be aware from my recent post about my discharge planning meeting, I found out that I had been given a diagnosis of Bipolar. This was not the ideal setting to find out about it but … Continue reading

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Payday

Today is payday. It’s my first payday since December 2009, which was mainly notice pay because I hadn’t worked for some time when I received that final pay. I thought it would be a good time to reflect on my … Continue reading

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DBT – Dialectical Behaviour Therapy or Diabolical Behaviour Therapy? Part 2

This is the second of a series of posts regarding my experiences of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) in response to some conversations I’ve had on Twitter where people have been rather negative about it. Today’s post is one that deals … Continue reading

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Discharge Planning Meeting

Last Friday I had a discharge planning meeting with my Consultant Psychiatrist, Social Worker (who’s my Care Co-ordinator) and my GP. This is because I’m being discharged from the CMHT very shortly. In fact, the plan is that I will … Continue reading

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy or Diabolical Behaviour Therapy? Part 1 – Interpersonal Effectiveness

I’ve been meaning to write a post on this subject for a while and it looks like it will end up a series of posts regarding my experiences of and views on various aspects of DBT. This one is going … Continue reading

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