Archive for April, 2012

Depression, On Meds & Still Have Issues

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, April 30th, 2012
I am a very blessed person with a great support group. I have depression and am on Celexa 20 mg 1 daily for it. I've been on it for probably 1 1/2 years. Lately I've been noticing more of my depression symptoms - lack ...

Sexually Confused

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, April 30th, 2012
I'm 18 and for some time I have been debating whether or not I'm gay, bi, or neither. The thing is that I am really turned on to other males from a physical perspective, but the thought of having sex with another male isn't all ...

Depression, Hallucinations & Feeling Like I’m Moving Really Fast

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, April 29th, 2012
Lately i have been feeling strange. Sometimes i can hear a bunch of voices screaming at me, but i can never make out what they're saying it just feels really loud and angry. When this happens i usually feel like i'm moving really fast, like ...

Confused on Sexuality

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, April 29th, 2012
I feel like I'm bisexual. But sometimes I'm not really entirely sure. I've had feelings for a girl before, same for a guy but not as strong as it was for this girl. I've kissed a girl before, but never a guy. And I can ...

Depressed, Suicidal & No One to Talk to

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
hi. im 14. and to be honest, im really depressed. im suicidal almost every night, and sometimes in the daytime. im really mature for my age. i self harm a lot. i suffered for 2 years, stopped, then picked it up again. i have severe ...

Afraid of Men

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, April 28th, 2012
I just realized today I have a serious fear of men. Any man whom I could potentially be involved with. I am 21 years old. Ever since I was small, I was told not to talk to them. My family was strict about this. Even ...

Boyfriend Doesn’t Trust Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, April 27th, 2012
Hello. I have been with a boy for about 3 years. During this time we have broken up and got back together many times. He is very jealous and suspicious and gets upset very easily.A few months ago he found out that I had been ...

Clashing with Grandmother’s Beliefs

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, April 27th, 2012
My grandmother was an anti-war / anti-nuclear power activist and protester when she was young, and these beliefs and religion have been a major part of her life. She is 86 now and has become even more religious in the past year because of many ...

Dad’s Leaving Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
I'm a 14 year old guy. My dad has been dating this girl for a while and he decided to move in with her and her new kids I do not get along with them and feel unwanted when I am with them. my dad ...

Husband Cheated

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Me and my now husband started our relationship at the end of February 2010, and got married mid-april 2011.. Its a different marriage as he lives in Portsmouth due to work commitments and I am moving down to Portsmouth to be with him in September ...

Relationship Issues Keep Repeating

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
I am a 47 yr old woman who is in a primary relationship with a 66yr old man. He is a very kind, loving person and we have been together for 3 years. So what could be the problem? My partner used (unbeknownst to me) his ...

Is Fiance Mentally Ill?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
I have been dating my boyfriend (age 31) on and off for almost 3 years. Most of the time we have a very loving, affectionate and deeply connected, positive relationship. However, several times a year we go through shorter periods of extremely rocky times that ...