A frequently asked question about Selective Mutism is why someone that they know who has Selective Mutism doesn’t seem anxious. They ask because Selective Mutism is supposed to be an extreme anxiety disorder, so why isn’t their body language showing any signs of anxiety? With many people who have Selective Mutism, it is pretty easy … Continue reading (S)he Has Selective Mutism But Doesn’t Seem Anxious?
TRIGGER WARNING: This blog contains content that may be upsetting to some people. The hardest ongoing battle that I have had with my Selective Mutism has been trying to receive the correct treatment. From the start, I have dealt with professionals having absolutely no clue what Selective Mutism really is and how to treat … Continue reading The Challenges People With Selective Mutism Face When Trying To Receive Treatment
When it comes to overcoming Selective Mutism, there is no one quick fix. It is not just a case of going to therapy for a few sessions and then you’ll suddenly be able to talk to everyone. Selective Mutism can take years to overcome. I started my treatment at 16, and now at the age … Continue reading Selective Mutism: My Treatment and Ongoing Recovery