Archive for March, 2013

Son with Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Son being content with no outside life ;no work no friends does not go anywhere/ He was diagnosed at 18 with schizophrenia.. he could not hold a job down.. he self medicated got caught went to prison and since prison no meds he is quite ...

Am I Looking for a Father Figure?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, March 31st, 2013
When I was little I loved my dad, but he walked out on me. And now I find myself attracted to older guys. Not too much older. But at least 3 years. Could not having an older male figure be part of the reason I ...

Need to Break Free of Dependent Sister

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, March 30th, 2013
When I was much younger my older sister would physically abuse me through punches or slaps but it stopped when I was 16. This didn't cause me to hate her at all as she did apologize and we eventually became closer. We have a good ...

Emotionally Abusive Boyfriend

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, March 30th, 2013
My bf and i have been together for a little over 2 years. My problem is how he treats me. Yesterday morning he was off and came down to sit on the couch to join me and his daughter I'm chit chatting like usual and ...

Not in Love with Husband

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, March 29th, 2013
I am a 24 years old married and mother of two. I have been married for three years now. I met my husband three and a half years ago. I got pregnant with in a few months after we met and we decided to ...

Depression & First Year of College

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, March 29th, 2013
This is my first year in college i didn't like it i found it very boring and i don't know what to do know or how to tell to my parents about it i had a depression last year i've seen a therapist for 6 ...

I Need Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, March 28th, 2013
I'm not happy I guess. I can't go to school anymore, too many goddamn people staring at me and thinking about me, judging me ALL the time. I can't even leave my own house, and when I do I either stay in the car or ...

Boyfriend Constantly Flirts

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, March 28th, 2013
My boyfriend and I been together for 3 years (we're 22) and at the beginning of our relationship it was rocky but we gotten much better so I thought. My boyfriend's career is a tattoo artist so he tattoos girls and guys in the most ...

Need to Leave Overly Dependent Mother

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Okay, my mother, who is 63, doesn't do anything for herself and this is causing major issues for me. She behaves as though she is 83 instead of 63. My father passed in 2000 and she went to bed for 6 months and I had ...

Please Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
I feel as though I cannot communicate with anyone, it’s not that I do not want to…I can’t. I can’t think of anything to say to start a conversation, sometimes if I’m lucky ill get a conversation going but then random negative thoughts just come ...

Scared of Sister

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
What is wrong with my sister, she is fifteen and thinks it is okay to get drunk every other weekend, she also blows everything out of preportion, if my mum asks her to go to bed or turn off the laptop after ten my sister ...

Online Intimacy Issue

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
I met this guy online, we just started talking and connected so well. We get along great, talk and text every day. We really have a strong connection and have recently in the past few weeks have really started liking each other and getting more ...