Archive for February, 2012

Irrational Relationship to Food

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
I think I have an eating disorder. However I know I'm too thin. Is it possible to have an eating disorder and think of oneself as too skinny? My doc automatically says no because people with eating disorders think they are too fat. However I ...

Grieving a Pet’s Death

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
I lost my dog about 3weeks ago she got hit by a car, she was the world to me. I suffer from depression and have always seen my life as pointless and having my dog gave me a reason to live. My dog and i ...

Can You Inherit Mental Illness?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
I was diagnosed with schizoaffective at 15. I am 21 now. Though I had psychotic features diagnosed before that age. Im trying to figure out my past for my diagnosis. My mother, I do not know if she has a diagnosis of anything but I strongly ...

Insecure in my Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
I don't let my fiance talk to any other women . I'm not allowed to talk to other men either . but i'm a lot worse then him . i am always scared hes attracted to other women . thinks there pretty , cute etc ...

I Want to Kill People

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, February 27th, 2012
Every day I have thoughts of killing someone, it doesn't matter who, I just want to see them die by my hand. I have been planning my first kill and it feels like I will not be able to hold back any longer. I have ...

Questioning My Mental Status

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, February 27th, 2012
The Reason I am writing on here is because at this time in my life I am not able to see a therapist but I am going through some questionable moments right now. At the current time for at least a week and a half ...

Addiction Has Led to Sexual Dysfunction

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 26th, 2012
I have been addicted to masturbation since I was in middle school, I am now almost 27. I just recently got over this addiction, but now I have another problem. Whenever I am with my new girlfriend, I get erections. When I have these erections, ...

Relationship, Cheating, and Depression

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, February 26th, 2012
My fiancée and I have been together for three years now and we have had the most amazing time together. However recently I have found out that he has been sleeping with prostitutes regularly, he also slept with one of my friends and another woman ...

Can’t Trust Boyfriend

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, February 25th, 2012
I'm 43 and have been dating the same man for almost 9 years on and off. The issue is I dont trust him at all, I have caught him lying alot and I just feel he lies more than he is truthful. I have no ...

I Feel Different

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, February 25th, 2012
I mean I was just wondering if I have a disorder of some kind. I'm very different, I guess. I'm a generally sarcastic person. I say negative things. I'm also very self-conscious. I figure I could just be acting like a normal teenager but the ...

Poor Sleep Affects Everything Else

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, February 24th, 2012
Where do I start? Well First of all I've had sleeping problems ever since i was in year 5 which was when I felt completely crazy and had no idea why but never told anyone. Due to not being able to sleep, I stress out ...

Overly Dependent on Boyfriend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, February 24th, 2012
I always feel really lonely depressed and scared when I'm not with my boyfriend, although few months ago my boyfriend was asking other girls to meet him through social website, I confronted him about this and he said he was sorry and it was ages ...