Archive for March, 2013

Chronic Pain, Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
I am 48, divorced with two grown boys and a granddaughter. One might think what a wonder life. Its not. I have been in medical chronic pain for over 8 years now. My medically issues continue to grow causing a now total of three chronic ...

Abusive Boyfriend

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
My boyfriend is so mean wen he is mad at me an we agure he calls me names down grades me an Mentaly abuses me he doesn't think of at all an thinks everything he does he rite I hav no friends I don't go ...

Am I Depressed?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, March 18th, 2013
I`m 15 years old I moved from slovakia to England About one Year ago.I get diagnosed with bone cancer 8 months ago.I have no friends here,no one who I can tell how I feel about What I`m going thru right know.I had one friend I ...

Relationship with Mother

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 18th, 2013
Hi, I am very low. I am 42 yrs. old and my father is dying. But the problem I need advice for is my mother can't stand me, I know I should be used to this; she was no different in my childhood. ...

Scared of Myself

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 17th, 2013
For about two years I have sort of thought that people can hear the thoughts in my head and recently I also feel like God, Jesus, demons and the devil talk to me in my head and I talk with them. I have started to ...

Obsessed with Rape

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, March 17th, 2013
I'm 21 and I was raped almost two years ago and every since I have had this obsession with rape. I read books about people being raped and watch movies with really graphic rape scenes and look up stuff about it on the web ...

Depressed About Child’s Health

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, March 16th, 2013
I'm a 30 year old mother of two. My depression started after I had my first child. I didnt feel any connection with my daughter, and I still don't to this day. But the real problem began when I was informed during my second pregnancy, ...

Thoughts of Death

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, March 16th, 2013
More than usual I have been obsessed with thoughts of killing myself. More so than any other time in my life. I am currently seeing a therapist once a month for head trauma, depression and total loss of my sense of smell due to head ...

Parents Barely Speaking

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, March 15th, 2013
My parents had a big fight last month. They didn't talk to each other until around two weeks ago. However, it looks like they didn't really reconcile. They barely talk to each other at home but in public they act like they're okay. Last week, ...

Girlfriend’s Unreasonable Obsession

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, March 15th, 2013
My Girlfriend has an obsession (she calls it passion) for the band Hanson. She's been a fan since she was 6, and she honestly believes that her liking of the band is a part of who she is. Like a deep, foundational part of her ...

Seeking Support, Answers

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, March 14th, 2013
As it turns out I have social anxiety and don't know who I am. I've lived a sheltered life, homeschool and had my Mom who is not divorced from my Dad follow me cross country to undergrad who I felt I had to constantly support. I've ...

I Kissed My Brother

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, March 14th, 2013
My brother who is 17 and I get along not very well, all we ever do is argue since the day my parents adopted him from Russia when he was 13. Last year I was 14 and him and I were sharing my room because ...