What are ways of meeting the alter personalities of a client with dissociative identity disorder?
What are lines of questioning you can use to obtain a personality history?
What are steps you can use to write a behavioral contract with your DID client?
What are techniques for promoting internal communication with a DID client?
How can your client achieve cooperation between alter personalities?
Control over the switching process is achieved gradually and has been described as the result of several factors. What are three of the processes?
What are techniques which can be effective in minimizing transference reactions in dissociative identity disorder clients?
What is a useful assumption regarding remarks and applicable interventions in a therapy setting with a DID client?
What are techniques to help DID clients with partial memory assembly?
What are techniques regarding the internal self-helper of the DID client?
What is one of the most common forms that an internal persecutor takes?
What are steps to overcoming resistance?
What are steps to mapping the personality system of a dissociative identity disorder client?
What are techniques for achieving therapeutic resolutions when treating dissociative identity disorder?
A. the affect bridge and the memory bridge.
B. accurately remembering which personality said what, when, or where and being real with the client.
C. recognizing resistance, clarifying the nature of the resistance, identifying the therapeutic context, and making a statement to the client regarding the ‘cost’ of resistance.
D. the alter personalities "come out" voluntarily, indirect inquiry, and direct inquiry.
E. the host’s acceptance of the diagnosis, the host’s willingness to meet the other alters, improved communication within the system that allows for smoother and more appropriate switching, increasing internal trust, and improved communication also fills in the gaps in time, and alleviates fears about what may have happened.
F. fusion and integration, assessing fusion stability, therapeutic interventions for fusion failures, and post-fusion treatment.
G. is that each personality is continuously listening and aware of what is going on.
H. specificity as to what is required from each personality, determining the consequences for contract violations, and length and termination of contracts.
I. choosing a form of map, identifying useful information, and using maps as final integration tools.
J. Your client can achieve cooperation between alter personalities through internal decision making skills.
K. therapist as a go-between, the bulletin board, and internal conversations.
L. finding your client’s internal self-helper and working with your client’s internal self-helper.
M. naming each personality, determining physical aspects of the alter, determining perceived function, and chaining.
N. of critical and condemning voices usually heard by the host personality.