Archive for July, 2013

Having Disturbing Thoughts

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
I'm 19 years old and the thing is I do see a therapist once a week and a psychologist, I'm even on medication and my parents and older brothers are here for me no matter what. But this doesn't feel like something I can tell ...

Overly Sensitive to Criticism

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Hi. I'm a 15 year old high school student. My problem is that I am so getting affected on the criticism of others. Like for example, my hair. I don't like it because it's not pretty and my schoolmates just don't quit in insulting me. ...

Is Mom Mentally Ill?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
My mother has always mystified me. She is very uncomfortable showing her emotions, to the point where she has never said "I love you" to me, and my father sometimes forces her to say it to him. As I got older, I learned that ...

Unjustified Anger?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
My problem is I have extreme anger attacks especially toward my boyfriend. Generally I get annoyed easily. When I think deeper I understand it’s mostly due due to ego, attitude my perfectionist nature which expect people to behave considerate and conscious. Though I get easily ...

Mutual Cheating in Marriage

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, July 29th, 2013
I got married last year and unfortunately didn't last too long only for 9 months. Our relationship was around 8 years but it was not that good. he used to cheat on me and when i tried to speak about the situation he always ...

Is Work Friend Psychopathic?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, July 29th, 2013
At work I recently made friends/flirted with someone who was charismatic and charming. We hung out socially a bit but something seemed off. Then I read an article about psychopath and it was like I was reading his description. I did tons of reading after ...

Define Bipolar Spectrum?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, July 28th, 2013
I have suffered with depression a lot in my life. I have been on and off meds and it keeps coming back. I told my family doc and she tried different meds and still it seemed to work for about a month and then nothing. ...

Mad and Confused

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, July 28th, 2013
Well my boyfriend was a friend of mine first he was at the same class with me since 2007 but we weren't knowing each other very well. but in 2011 he talked to me on facebook so we began dating. he was the ...

Alcoholic Mom and Annoying Dad

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, July 27th, 2013
My mom, drinks a lot. She drinks alcohol everyday like it's water. She drinks day and night. Also, she don't eat much. My father is worried about my mom and me and my siblings, he's worried about the health of my mom, he is also ...

Should I Leave?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, July 27th, 2013
I am 27, and my boyfriend is 24. We have been together for 3 years and lived together for 2 years. Two months ago my boyfriend texted another woman while at dinner with me and his mother. When we got home the woman he texted ...

Can Relationship Be Saved?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, July 26th, 2013
Hello I've been with my boyfriend for 2 years and a half. We have some issues which made me think that he is not trying hard to save our relationship. I'll number the problems so that it will be easier to read: 1. We met in ...

Crying and Anger

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, July 26th, 2013
Often I find myself more sad than happy. I don't feel good enough to anyone, and when I try to say it to my family of a friend they always tell me to get over it. They tell me that I think the worlds out ...
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