Archive for January, 2013

Am I a Sociopath?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, January 25th, 2013
I'm 16 and I just wanted to know what's wrong with me. I get really irritated at small issues. People seem to be dumb and inferior to me. I don't have emotions for people. I don't cry or feel bad for someone in pain. I ...

[Video] I Feel Insecure And Worthless

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Friday, January 25th, 2013
I have something wrong, that makes me really awkward and nervous in person. I'm falling in love with my best friend, and well, when i want to show it in person, something stops me. A fear or something, and it's killing me. It's made it ...

Pedophilia Concern

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 24th, 2013
I have become extremely attached to this 9 year old girl who comes to train at my club under a common coach. Now I do not ever have any kind of sexual thoughts about her, but always feel that she will grow up to be ...

[Video] Is My Withdrawal Due To Depression?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Thursday, January 24th, 2013
Over the last few years, I have grown more and more withdrawn from people. I have no close friends, save for one, and I don't even trust him with everything. I love my wife, but don't completely confide or open up to her ...

Multiple Issues – What’s Wrong with Me?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
I have been having issues with trust, jealousy, suspicion, depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. I am a 28 year old female. I have seen many counselors but have yet to be diagnosed with anything. I was sexually abused by family ...

Feeling Alone

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
I feel like no one likes me at school. I don't have a certain group of friends. I never hang out with anyone. I never text anyone. Sure I sit with some people at lunch and talk to people during class but I ...

[Video] Do I Need Inpatient Treatment For Depression and Cutting?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
I have been depressed since I was 13 and have been cutting off and on since i was 14. Recently I have been becoming more irritated with everything and I personally think i should get some treatment but my parents don’t want to see i ...

6-Year-Old Touching 4-Year-Old Brother

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
My 6-year-old son has always been an exhibitionist and always the child who pulls his pants down or touches himself to get a laugh or reaction. All my kids went through this short phase but for him it has seemed to linger longer than i ...

Random Thoughts Cause Concern

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 21st, 2013
I've been diagnosed with purely O OCD last month but I don't know if my thoughts are obsessions or already delusions. I don't know if I'm losing my grip on reality but just a good few hours ago, a random thought popped into my head: ...

Insomnia and Guilt — for What?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, January 21st, 2013
i have been dealing with insomnia and guilt. about 3 years ago i got caught cheating on a test i ncollege. i got an f for the class. i took the class over next quarter and passed. i didnt feel guilty then but i feel ...

[Video] Am I A Psychopath?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Sunday, January 20th, 2013
When I was in elementary every time someone angered me I had the urge to stab them. Sometimes I have wishful thinking such as wanting to go back in time and become a queen so I can kill and torture millions. Being careless and not ...

Will Things Ever Change?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, January 20th, 2013
I'm going to be sad and angry to the end of my days. I'm 44, female, divorced and getting fatter and lonelier by the minute. I'm employed but I suspect that some people (the ones with power) want me out and will push me ...
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