This week we had two guests with two sets incredible information as a result.
First. I am sure you’ve heard of Dungeon’s and Dragons, but can you fathom that someone could make a living out of creating incredible table top experiences? Moreover, he makes them with mental health awareness in mind, as a survivor of assault himself? Grant Ellis does just that. He shared his journey, and his resolution to make others smile in the world. He then responded to numerous questions about tabletop gaming, inclusivity and promoting a positive atmosphere for all players everywhere. He described his life mottoes and was an all around incredible guest.
Then on Thursday we saw Beccplays again! You may remember her from our episode on impostor syndrome. Well, she’s back and bravely chose to share about how she experienced experienced gaslighting with someone she believed to be a friend. It’s been over a year and she's finally ready to tell her story to help prepare others, explaining the signs, the warnings and how you can heal once the contact is ceased.
Thank you for stopping by to check out these sources and don’t forget to #bethelight
References For Grant Ellis Episode:
Blackmon, WD. Dungeons and Dragons: The Use of a Fantasy Game in the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of a Young Adult. Online: Apr 2018. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.1918.104.22.1684
Raghuraman, R. S. (2000). Dungeons and Dragons: Dealing with emotional and behavioral issues of an adolescent with diabetes. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 27(1), 27-39.
References For Beccplays Episode:
Abramson, K. (2014), TURNING UP THE LIGHTS ON GASLIGHTING. Philosophical Perspectives, 28: 1-30. doi:10.1111/phpe.12046
Reviewed by: David NS, Psy.D. Wiki How: How to Recover from Gaslighting. Wiki. Accessed Sept 18, 2018
Dashnaw D. Gaslighting and Marital Conflict. Couples Therapy Inc. Accessed Sept 18, 2018.
Greenberg, E Ph.D. Are You Being "Gaslighted" By the Narcissist in Your Life? 7 signs that your partner is feeding your self-doubt on purpose. Psychology Today. Sep 03, 2017.
Robin Stern R, Ph.D. Are You Being Gaslighted? Are you in a gaslighting relationship? Here is how to tell. 200. Accessed Sept 18, 2018.