Archive for November, 2011

Hard Time Coping

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
Now, this isn't something I'm new to, I've suffered from depression for about 1/2 of my life. I've been through therapy/counseling, am currently on 2 anti-depressants, and am about to go onto a third. After seeing some 6 different professionals, the basic advice to "cope" ...

Separation Anxiety Disorder

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
I'm 18 years old and I was home schooled until my sophomore year in high school. When I was in second grade my parents had to pull me out of school and home school me because I would throw up everyday before school and I ...

Considering Suicide

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, November 27th, 2011
I feel like I am close to possibly killing myself, and I don’t know what to do. I have these disturbing thoughts that had followed me into each night, and now they persist into my waking hours(they are thoughts of my throwing myself down a ...

Is This My Fault?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Sometimes my family's friend watches me. Once I stayed with him for a week. He wouldn't let me wear any clothes because he said that he loved me for all of me and accepted me for all that I was. He said the only reason ...

Depression?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Hi. I just took your sanity test and the results brought up 8 serious plus 8 milder disorders. I usually do not trust this type of tests but this time I noticed that they describe what I'm going through pretty well. But the reason I'm ...

Partner Dealing with Anger and Depression

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 25th, 2011
My partner and the mother of my child is going through some emotional problems that I do not understand. Today, she vandalized my vehicle and broke a window in our house because I left a soda can on the kitchen counter. She ...

My Mother-in-Law Refuses To Speak to Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, November 25th, 2011
My mother-in-law wont accept my apology. My in-laws came to visit the kids right before Halloween, I had a sign hanging that said "I wanted to be a witch for Halloween but my mother-in-law wouldn't loan me a dress". When I hung it I meant ...

Concern

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, November 24th, 2011
I have a concern that's been bothering me for many years. I wish to have some psychological advice, but cannot afford it. I also believe my good friend might be suffering from something similar. The most troubling thing about it is the general depression of ...

Am I the Problem or Is He the Problem?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Me and my boyfriend have been on and off for 2 years in high school. We are both 19 and we Love each other so much, but we get into dumb arguments. When we started going to college thats when the problems started. ...

Staying in Touch with Therapist after Termination?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
I had been seeing a female Greek counsellor for social anxiety and I really miss her. I have just found out that firstly, she was exactly the same age as me; we are both 21 and secondly, that at our final appointment I was perfectly ...

Talking To Myself Out Loud: Normal or Not?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
So I have always talked out loud to myself when I'm alone since I can remember. My mom said she used to catch me doing it in my room all the time when I was little, and sometimes even in the bathroom or a ...

I Live in a Fantasy World

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
I only make the effort to converse with someone if I feel like they are worth my time(most people I know, aren't). I pretend I care about things around my friends. I hate it. I hate lying more than anything. I prefer being alone. ...
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