Multiple Personality Disorder/ Dissociative Identity Disorder

What to expect when you meet your Psychiatrist

1) Initial Stabilisation Phase

Familiarising with more prominent personality states as host personality may not be the true personality Reducing the no. of alters.

2) Exposure Therapy

Stepwise exposure to traumatic memories and preventing re-dissociation.

3) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Coping & understanding Cognitive Distortions related to a traumatic event.

4) Skill Development

Learning to handle high risk, potentially dangerous behavior, learning emotional and interpersonal effectiveness

5) Treat co-morbidities like substance use/ PTSD

6) Integration

Reconnecting  the Identities of disparate alters into one functioning identity with all memories and experience intact