Archive for October, 2012

Am I Unhappy?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, October 19th, 2012
A few years ago I was diagnosed with depression and then it was clear. But now... I think I'm never happy, but I cope so well with my life. I want to give up everything in my life - it doesn't have purpose in my ...

I Need Attention

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, October 19th, 2012
I Need attention: ok for some weird reason, I always want attention, it started in middle school I don’t even know what happened, I just wanted attention, and not from classmates or peers but from older people the teacher, the deans office... I hate it ...

[Video] I Feel Like a Failure As A Mom And Fiancee

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Thursday, October 18th, 2012
I am a stay at home mom and lately I have been feeling like a failure. I feel like I can't do anything right and that everything I do goes unnoticed. I have a wonderful fiance, who works hard to take care of our family ...

Trust Issues Are Ruining Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, October 18th, 2012
I have struggled with trust issues my whole life. It has lead me to be emotionally unfaithful, I question everything, and invade his privacy when he has given me no reason to believe he would stray. When I was caught with a profile on ...

[Video] Could Grandfather’s Death Cause Depression?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
I saw my grandfather die when I was young and it was very painful because he was like a dad to me. And ever since my grandfather's death I've been having troubles maintaining my relationship with others whether it's friends or family members. I try ...

Did Not Know He Had Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
I met my partner (now ex) we dated for 4 months and in all that time he did not tell me had a been suffering with schizophrenia. I found out recently he has been receiving treatment for the last 4 years. I only found out through ...

Scared to Share My Feelings

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
I started seeing my therapist because I was emotionally numb for more than half of my life. I was actually referred to see a trauma therapist by another therapist because she said this feeling was from being physically,verbally, and sexually abused throughout my childhood. Anyway, the ...

Insecurity and Jealousy with Boyfriend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
I am a gay male who had my ex-boyfriend cheat on me a few years ago. I recently started dating a new guy about a year ago and initially I had issues with trust and I knew it was because of the cheating by the ...

People Have Made Fun of me my Whole Life

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, October 15th, 2012
When I was 8 I was a shy kid I didn't speak much. In my school was a lot of brave kids I didn't feel well there. Every break they were loud while I was sitting alone. Teacher told few times that I'm other than ...

Is This Anxiety?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Well it started at the beginning of the year I was obsessing a lot over my body and then it turned into every where I would go I started to compare myself to other girls then I started trying to find the things I thought ...

[Video] How Do I Hold My Abuser Accountable?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Sunday, October 14th, 2012
From the time I was 8-12 I was sexually abused as well as my brother who is 4 years younger than I am . As I am getting older I am learning the thread of lies that I was told from my family regarding the ...

Can a Person with Childhood Disabilities be Helped as an Adult?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, October 14th, 2012
A cousin of mine, who is 20 years old girl is mentally challenged from her childhood, it is so irritating, she used to irritate the whole family. Although she is 20 years old but she used to behave like a 10 or 12 year girl. ...
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