Surviving Treatment

  I have often told people that surviving the treatment for dissociative identity disorder was as hard as surviving the trauma that caused it. I thought I’d write a piece explaining what I mean by this statement.   Entering the Flames of Hell   Somewhere in late 1989, when I was twenty-nine years old, I [...]

Fourth of July Fun!!

Today is the day we in the United States celebrate our independence and all the men and women who have given their lives and minds to keep us free.   Things have been so damn serious lately in my life and in the world I decided to write a funny day for our day of [...]

I Refuse to be Undefined by Trauma

Just who is Shirley J. Davis?

Rising from the Flames: My Story

I have risen like a Phoenix from the flames that made me who I am. This is my personal story.

Therapists, The Forgotten Victims of Trauma

Therapists listen and help, but what about THEIR mental health?

Life is Fatal

Death is inevitable, so why not live?

I Deeply Apologize

I am so sorry. I meant no harm, but that is what I have done.

What’s Ahead

Coming Soon!!!

The Healing Power of Thankfulness

We can use our past to propel us into a bright future. It all begins with gratitude.