Regular

rpmemesstash:

therapy / talking about trauma / post – trauma starters.
feel free to change things as necessary. 

  • would you like to talk about it?
  • please tell me what’s bothering you.
  • hey, are you okay?
  • i don’t have to know everything. just what you’re comfortable telling me.
  • i’m your friend. of course i care.
  • there’s nothing bad about going to therapy.
  • would you like to try a different approach?
  • i – i didn’t know that. i’m sorry.
  • is this helping?
  • i’ll try not to ask a lot of questions.
  • i’m always here if you need me.
  • shh, it’s alright. shh. 
  • we’re safe now. you’re safe now.
  • it was just a nightmare.
  • sweetheart, you have to tell me these things.
  • you know i’d never judge you for that, right?
  • i’m worried about you.
  • is something going on? 
  • everything you say will just be between you and me.
  • what method do you prefer?
  • do you need help falling asleep?
  • anything i could do to help?
  • why are you like this?
  • i understand. 
  • sweetie, is there something you aren’t telling me? what’s wrong?
  • let’s get you cleaned up.
  • this is good. this is important. 
  • you’re healing, and healing takes time. 
  • we can do more tomorrow.
  • how about you get some sleep, hm?
  • bedtime.
  • it’s ok not to be ok.
  • tomorrow is another day.
  • hey, hey, hey. look at me, look at me. it’s okay.
  • breath in for seven seconds, exhale for eleven …
  • do you need some space?
  • remember, look for things that you can touch. ground yourself.