Archive for November, 2011

Is My Boyfriend a Molester?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
I've been in a pretty great relationship with a man for four months now who is a good friend of the family's. I've known he's had a foot fetish most of this time, but things took a drastic turn when he admitted to me that ...

Depression, Anxiety, Constant Dwelling Issues, Shyness & Anger

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, November 21st, 2011
I have suffered for 5-8 years now from a variety of issues from Depression, Anger, Anxiety, drugs, alcohol abuse , self estem issues, trust issues , relationship issues . i constantly dwell or relive daily things in my head and pick everything ...

Mom Doesn’t Know I Know She’s Cheating

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, November 21st, 2011
My issue is that a couple of months ago i realized that my mom was texting more than usual and when i would go see who she was texting she would move the phone out of my field of view so that made me ...

Personality Disorder or Is It “Just Being A Teen”?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, November 20th, 2011
I get these things that I call "Ticks". Ticks are the little things that make me snap. For example I could wake up fine, but then 1 little minor tick will happen and it makes me really angry for no reason and I completely shut ...

My Husband Needs Help To Stop Thinking about Another Girl

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, November 20th, 2011
My husband of 20 years has obsessive thoughts about a girl who was his friend from his past. How can he rid them? A: The first question is whether he wants to be rid of them. I'm always concerned when someone other than the ...

i’m not sure i’m strong enough to leave him and i’m scared

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
I am currently in a relationship of 5 years engaged to be married. The problem is I hate the way he makes me feel he puts me down all the time and orders me around. He has never worked since we have been together, never ...

Depression, Anxiety, Eating Disorder, Drugs, & Boyfriend

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
For the past 5 years i have had problems which keep getting worse. I have always been failing school, or only being able to do just enough to get by and not many friends even my closest ones i still feel are barley my friends, ...

Boyfriend’s Past Sex Life Bothers Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Hello, I have never asked anything online before but I'm having an issue that I just can't shake. I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and a half and we have recently moved in together. We met at work. ...

This Boy Is Confusing Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, November 18th, 2011
I met this boy and later that night I got a message from him on fb and he basically told me he felt a connection with me and wanted to get to know me. Well it's been over a month and he says things ...

My Personality Is Gone

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 18th, 2011
I am in despair right now. My name is Shane and im 17 and it feels like my personality is gone. I am depressed, and anxious right now. In groups and friends now, I am extremely akward and silent, barley saying anything at all. It ...

I Think I Have Depression

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
I believe to have depression and anxiety issues; lately I’ve been feeling nauseous, short of breath, and fearful. I believe that I may have symptoms of depression, probably not severe but I believe that I should talk to a professional anyway, in case my situation ...

Drug Rehab for the Poor?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, November 17th, 2011
I am diagnosed with BPD, Bipolar Disorder, and PTSD. I also am unemployed and have a drug problem. How come all the drug rehab centers in this country seem to only cater to those who have lots of money or great health insurance? ...