I wanted people’s input. I am going to make up some ” emotion cards” to use in therapy to describe what I am feeling when I am dissociated or unable to speak.
Sienna brought in some emotion cards on Monday to help me communicate what I was feeling but because they were for children, they were fairly basic emotions and didn’t really cover what I was feeling or wanting to say.
So I said ” I wish there were cards for dissociated people. Maybe I should make some.”
And Sienna thought it was a fabulous idea and really encouraged me to make some.
So now I am going to put it over to my dissociative readers or those with complex trauma to describe how they feel in therapy. I have two simple questions and I’d love to hear everyone else’s experiences.
I am looking for describing words rather than just emotions or feelings although those will be helpful too.