Category Archives: Tree People Posts

Finding A Safe Place – Part 2

Before Molly and Caretaker went up the stairs that had been hacked into the tree trunk Caretaker made sure that all the entrances to the tree were securely closed. Up in the crown they stepped onto the wide landing from which solid wooden doors led to the rooms. Here Muma awaited Molly and took her …

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Finding a Safe Place

When the woman turned around and started walking back to the house, Molly starred at her in disbelief. She wanted to call out to her ‘Don’t leave me here, please Mammy, take me with you’, but she couldn’t make a single sound. Caretaker had quickly put his hand over her mouth and hissed ‘Quiet. No …

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The Leap Of Faith When Starting Therapy

Trusty knew better than to waste time when he traveled to the little seaside village of Shelly Bay. His dark eyes concentrated on the narrow road winding down the hill that enclosed with loving arms what was once a little settlement but had become a township with many new houses, businesses, and shops. He didn’t …

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The Ebb and Flow of Integration

Anna has been in therapy with me for 3 years when she and I came to understand that it would not be necessary to come weekly anymore. She had been diagnosed with DID many years ago. Some of these years she’s been with other therapists, some of them barely surviving (in) the public mental health …

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