Archive for September, 2013

Will He Change?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, September 30th, 2013
I've been with the same man for almost 27 years, we have 3 children / when we first met he was very controlling always flipping out if i went out name calling etc. Once I came home late went to sleep and woke up ...

Postpartum Depression

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, September 30th, 2013
I am 24 years old. There always seems to be something to worry about. Before I had my child I dealt with a lot of anxiety all my life. I am now dealing with being a homemaker. I quit my job that I have had ...

Daughter Obsessed with My Mother

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, September 29th, 2013
My 10 yo daughter is obsessed with my mother. It consumes her every thought. She says she misses her and wants to see her. We are all very close with my mom. We see her all of the time. But lately, my daughter is obsessed. ...

Can’t Forget Girlfriend’s Past

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, September 29th, 2013
My girlfriend and I have been together for about a year now. When we first began dating she always brought up one of her partners and I just so happened to know him. She told me he was her first in a sexual experience ...

Murderous Thoughts

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, September 28th, 2013
I am 21 and I'm trying to get medication for Anxiety to calm me down or mellow me out. My father was shot & killed when I was 10 & I keep having tendencies to commit murder & disposing of the body. I feel like ...

Dad Had an Affair

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, September 28th, 2013
I just recently found out that my dad was having an affair. It is apparently over and my mom and him are starting to work things out. I am the youngest of 3 kids (adults now :) ) and I can see that it is ...

Fear of Therapy, Depression

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, September 27th, 2013
I need therapy. I have depression which has been getting worse. I have even started cutting myself. THE problem is, I'm scared to go. I'm afraid they are going to commit me to an institution and diagnose me as crazy. I know it seems irrational ...

Sibling Suicide Attempt

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, September 27th, 2013
My family this past year has been dealing with my sisters suicide attempt. Since the attempt my parents started by asking me if I was alright for weeks on end, then they have turned to not talking to me or blaming me for the majority ...

Life’s a Mess

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, September 26th, 2013
I'm currently seeing a doctor in a hospital thingy, but i dont want to tell them what im really thinking, what i really do, because im scared they will put in a crazy person place. when i was little i had a drunk dad, it got ...

Constant Failure

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, September 26th, 2013
At the moment, I'm so mad at myself. It seems like everything I do just goes wrong and it's bothering me and whenever I try to change a habit, I give up on myself so easily. Right now, I can't go back to college because I ...

Loss and Abuse

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Hi, my name is Michaela, I'm 16 years. I just wanted to say thank you in advance for reading this I know you get a lot of these so thank you very much. I've been self harming since I was 11.I self harm everyday and I ...

Depressed and Alone

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
A little over two years ago I lost my father to pancreatic cancer. I left my friends and my life on the east coast to help mom take care of him. Before he passed he and my mother adopted my young niece and ...