Archive for January, 2012

Need Ideas to Justify Freedom from Self-Injury

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Sorry to waste your time with a problem that is completely my fault, but I have been free of self-injury for over 1000 days now, but it is still a fight sometimes. All the information on the internet seems to say find someone to talk ...

Hearing Voices

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Uhh. I'm 13 and I I will sound crazy, but I'm serious here. You know the phrase 'train of thought'? Well, it needs a track if it's a train. So my whole life there were two tracks of thought, mine & a narrator (stupid things ...

How To Deal With Parental Pressure To Choose a Major?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 30th, 2012
Hi, my name is Almendra I am a 19 year old, I am a student, currently I am studying french, I finished high school in 2009,and I could not decided what career to follow. I was told that after leaving high school I will move ...

Constant Destructive Anger

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, January 30th, 2012
My roommate seems to get angry at the littlest things. It's like walking on eggshells with him. I am scared to mention almost anything to him, in fear that he will start yelling. When an electronic item messes up he will rip it from the ...

Psychosis Maybe?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, January 29th, 2012
I sometimes get paranoid that what I think and feel isn't really me, that it's all just some unreal lie type thing. I used to have moderately severe depression but I don't feel as though I do anymore. I have major 'highs' when I ...

Embarrassing

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Every time my girlfriend and I have sex I just cant orgasm. and I don’t really mind but I care because she's really really hurt and I often find her crying about it and I don’t want to hurt her. I am on Prozac, I ...

Feeling Guilty and Excessive Worrying

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, January 28th, 2012
I used to have a fulfilling life with my husband and our baby (I did experience some long depressed periods as a teen). My problems began a year ago when a series of traumas, accidents and health issues occurred in a row (none of them ...

He Left without Saying Goodbye

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, January 28th, 2012
I'm 31 and I've been seeing this guy since June, but it didn't get really serious until end of November. He finally told me he loved me on New Years eve and how he never wants to lose me from his life, because I was ...

Boyfriend Cheated and Blames Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, January 28th, 2012
Ok, so I have been in a long distance relationship with my boyfriend for 5 years. This year I gave up my job to move to be with him for six months, I won't go into details but whilst I was there I went into ...

Lost My Youth to Eating Disorder

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, January 27th, 2012
I'm a male, 23 years old, and I suffered from anorexia nervosa for over 6 years. I recovered at 21 years old without any professional or family help and it wasn't until i was 22 that i told family and friends that i once had ...

I Don’t Know What I Feel for Her

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, January 27th, 2012
Hello, I am a high school teenager and I have been seeing my girlfriend for 3 months. She is 17 years old, white, and from a modest household. I am 16 years old, Hispanic, and from a poorer household. We have been dating for almost ...

Family Thinks I Am Schizophrenic

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 26th, 2012
I have lived with depression/social anxiety and selective-mutism for the past 4-5 years. I recently had my sister express her concern for my mental health. She begged me to seek help. I engage in cutting, overdosing, starvation. I have cut since the age of 14 and ...
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