Archive for January, 2013

Trouble with Parents

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, January 19th, 2013
To begin, I live with my mother and two brothers. My mother has been going threw a divorce from my step father for 2 years (who I've lived with since I was about 6 months old and is the father of the two brothers ...

[Video] Is It Possible To Hide Severe Depression For Years?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Saturday, January 19th, 2013
Is it possible to have long term depression, even major depression but have nobody notice? I do all the things I am supposed to do: cook meals, get the kids to their activities, do the requisite volunteer work, and keep track of everyone. ...

Alone on my Birthday

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, January 18th, 2013
Yesterday, I had my birthday. At first, I invited some people over to have a party, but then I changed my mind because I was anxious about what people would say and if they had a nice time. So, I decided to go for ice ...

Coldness

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, January 18th, 2013
I have been suffering of something now in 3 months, sometimes when I wake up, I feel love, I feel the hear and the warmth in my heart and soul, but for the last few months, it dissaepears, I get cold, no feelings! Everything is ...

[Video] Depression Or Bipolar Disorder?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Thursday, January 17th, 2013
I have been treated for depression for almost a year now. I am on medication for clinical depression. I've switched to a new school this year, which was my choice to do. This year, I have been doing really well in the new school. I ...

Need Help With Anxiety Attacks

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Hi my name is Mackenzie, I have been experiencing bad anxiety attacks almost 2 or more times a day since my fiancé left. I don't sleep well at night and other nights I don't want to sleep. I don't have a job and am stuck ...

Confusing Feelings

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
I don't know how I feel; my feelings and actions are confusing to me. Okay. So this is probably going to be long and confusing for everyone reading this. I have a hard time expressing my feelings, and maybe it's genetic because apparently my mother ...

Depression, Bipolar & Bad Thoughts or Interests

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
I am 20 years old and since the age of 12 I've changed from curious to strange. I dropped out of high school at 11th grade, never worked a day in my life, and have zero friends. I've always been depressed for as long as ...

[Video] My Boyfriend Is Becoming Abusive

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
My boyfriend and I have been together for 4 yrs and 4months. Dated for 1 yrs before we moved in together. In the beginning we had issues but we worked through them and things have been really great. But as of a few months ago ...

Mother-in-Law Wants Us to Provide Care

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
In May my mother-in-law had a stroke. She has been in a hospital or nursing home since the stroke. She has many serious health issues but she thinks that my husband and I should bring her home and care for her here. ...

Should I Restart Antidepressants?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 14th, 2013
Going on 4 years ago my ex brother in-law commit suicide, I was then told that I had depression which I assume was a result of his death, I took myself off anti depressants about a year ago and I am starting to feel the ...

I Really Miss My Best Friend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, January 14th, 2013
I have a best friend who I am very close with. She and I bond very well because we have many things in common. But lately, she hasn't been replying to my messages, answering my calls and I've just got a gut feeling that something's ...
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