Archive for December 29th, 2008

OCD makes him controlling

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, December 29th, 2008
Hi. I'm 19 and my girlfriend and I have been dating for over 2 years now. Let me say that we do love each other very much. I met her when I had no friends and was mildly depressed. She was moderatly depressed when I ...

She fears possession

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, December 29th, 2008
I don't know where to start. I woke up the other morning in complete and total panic. I was shaking and I had diarrhea. I became overheated. I had a weird thought that I was being possessed. Why would I think that? Now for ...

How to Help a Good Person After an Extreme Tragedy?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 29th, 2008
I have a childhood friend who had the worst tragedy of anyone that I have ever heard. Before I tell you what happened, I want to tell you a little bit about him. He is extremely intelligent and has a really good ...

Am I Really DID?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 29th, 2008
I was diagnosed as severe DID a year ago. I literally have very little memory of my past growing up and quite a few adulthood memories. I have been known to forget conversations I've had, things I've done or told someone. In certain situations I ...

Husband with Major Mood Swings

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 29th, 2008
I met my husband 3 1/2 yrs ago after he moved across the country to Florida. I later discovered that he had been married before and had 3 DUIs in which he had lied to me about. For the first 1 1/2 yrs, he was ...

Follow-up: Why Do I Talk Like a Baby to Husband?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 29th, 2008
Hi. I asked a question on here before and was asked to think about letting her know how i was doing. My previous question was: Why Do I Talk Like a Baby To Husband? I went to my evaluation. I was SO Scared and Nervous i ...

Post-Surgery Depression?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 29th, 2008
I had level c3/c4 disc replacement surgery. Two weeks afterward I fell into severe depression. Is it possible that the depression was caused by the spinal cord decompression? I had the herniated disc for 5 years with severe compression. Could the change ...