Archive for February, 2012

Son Makes Unusual Faces

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
My son is 8 years old & started licking his lips and sticks it way out and actually looks at his tongue as he's doing it but doesn't realize he's doing it. Then after a few weeks of that he started blinking eyes excessively also. ...

Do Real People Answer These Questions?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
Are these questions answered live or from a database? Each question answered is specifically responded to by one of the four therapists. The "database" is our different experiences. None of the responses is preloaded. The only thing we regularly draw upon is a ...

Therapist Made Matters Worse

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
This was my second visit to my doctor and first visit was good because i told everything that i needed to told her.But now when she listened me she behave differently,i was talking about my husband and she asked horrible question about my sister in ...

Afraid of My Dad

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Ok , well I am an 11 year old girl and I am very mature and I do act older than I am but my dad seems to tell all the time without noticing he does , and he denies it . I cussed on ...

Terrified of Seeing a Therapist

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
I've always had problems with depression and never saw anyone about it. It's only gotten worse and lately it's gotten almost unbearable. My husband and I have briefly discussed me going to see someone about it, but I'm absolutely terrified. Now it seems that just because ...

Getting Over Being Controlled and Lied to by an Ex

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
I met a man in his 40s online in a chat. We hit it off and started talking everyday despite living in different countries. We planned on meeting after I completed my semester of school. It started out passionately but I never ...

Burglars Stole Peace of Mind

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, February 20th, 2012
When i was very young we were burgled whilst me, my parents and brother were in the house at night. After this event i had huge difficulty sleeping and became very anxious of being home alone and sleeping in a room on my own. I ...

Is it Possible to Manage Hallucinations without Medications?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 20th, 2012
My issue is complicated. I was diagnosed with different several mental disorders between the ages of 17 and 22. By about the age of 21 I was diagnosed with Schizoaffective disorder. This is the label I continue to carry; despite being in complete "remission" for ...

Looking for LGBTQ Drug Rehab

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, February 19th, 2012
Discharged from US Navy in 2001 "as a covenience to the government" and diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder w/Schizoid Features. Went home and started using meth on a regular basis, soon selling drugs to support my habit. Busted with two ounces of cocaine in 2001 ...

Schizophrenic Mom is too Controlling

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 19th, 2012
I want to take this girl to prom but am afraid of my mom's response. I am a senior in high school who lives with his mother. About 8 years ago after my parents divorced my mom began to change in behavior in terms ...

Husband Critical of Boys’ Father

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, February 18th, 2012
I have 2 boys from a previous relationship. My husband and I now have a child together. My husband finds fault with my to older boys all the time. Nitpicks every little thing,wants them to jump when he wants things done,feels they dont do enough ...

Treatment Required for Personality Disorders?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, February 18th, 2012
Hi. just a quick question if you don´t mind. Are all the personality disorders really necessary to be "treated?" They are only considered out of the norm by society. I feel that I function with 100 percent efficiency right now. Why should I conform because ...