I have dealt with conversion disorder for nearly 2 years now but was only officially diagnosed over the summer. Although I don't have seizures/fits etc like I've seen in more extreme cases, I do suffer with Hysterical Aphonia (problems with my voice) and Pseudoparalysis (problems with my foot). After being told that only relaxation techniques/ talk therapy can help to overcome it, I have had weekly Psychotherapy sessions since September. We discuss both past and present stressers but never seem to reach any solution.
As it all stems from psychological problems, I've been told that the most important thing is having the desire to get better - I couldn't want to get better anymore than I do already. Both my family and myself feel incredibly helpless. What can we do? Is there anything I should be doing that I haven't tried?
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