I find that interesting. Im also in the mental health field, I always felt strong empathy with people, so it seemed natural. I also wanted to understand why people did things that I couldnt understand, specifically why my father didnt stop drinking, why my mother enabled it etc. Studying it helped me understand I wasnt going to get an answer. Now Ive just realised Ive ranted, sorry.
Anyway, Id be interested in hearing what work others are in, and how AvPD may affect it.
One does not abandon, even briefly, one's bed of nails, but is attached to it wherever one goes-William Styron
It's hard enough to live in a land where you don't belong, but knowing it, holding conflicting realities in your head, will drive you mad-Mad Hatter