Archive for November, 2013

Depressed but Haven’t Sought Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Okay so for as long as I can remember I've had times we're I would be really depressed sometimes. It started to become noticeable with my parents that I would ditch my friends and stay home and sleep. But I am not always that depressed, ...

My Boyfriend and I Handle Money Differently

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, November 30th, 2013
My boyfriend has said that I'm stingy a couple of times now and I just wanted a second opinion because I disagree. I've been with him for a year and it seems we have different approaches to handling money which is beginning to irritate ...

Medication, Counseling or Both?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, November 29th, 2013
I'm 16 and I have been dealing with anxiety for a few years now. I have ADHD and a heart condition called POTS. Neither of which are life threatening. I am concerned about my anxiety because the older I get, the more it interferes with ...

Anxious Over the Uncontrollable

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 29th, 2013
In the past, I was always an ambitious individual that worked hard towards school and managed to get good grades. Even though I wasn't particularly interested in a subject, I still managed to put all of my effort in to receive a great mark. However, ...

Vivid Thoughts of Death

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, November 28th, 2013
I know soo many people have asked this question but it doesn't help me, I want to kill people, see them die in my arms. I want to stab them to death or torture them until they beg for it. I have nowhere to go, ...

Is Talking to Myself a Problem?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, November 28th, 2013
I'm 15 and an avid movie goer, and I also enjoy watching all kinds of TV shows and anime. Whenever a character's personality strikes me as being interesting or cool, I have the urge to copy him/her. I'll be in my room repeating the same ...

Mistrustful Fiance

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
This is crazy because i have been with my Fiance for four years and engaged for two. In the beginning of the relationship with Fiance I had just broke off a previous relationship with someone else and the ex didn't want to let me go ...

Self-Esteem Issue

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
HI there. I have a dental practice and have been practicing for 18 years now. My problem is that my self esteem is not what it needs to be. To such and extent that I feel apprehensive about marketing my practice/name to the community. There ...

Can I Learn to be a More Nurturing Person?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Since I can remember, I have had an awful relationship with my mother. I have never really felt love from her, only resentment. I think it May have something to do with the fact that she hates my father for no reason. Anyway in all ...

Trauma Following Mother’s Death

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
My childhood was pretty rocky; there was lots of moving around, my father was involved in dangerous illegal operations that often put us in traumatizing situations, so once my mother passed it felt like a lot of emotions I had tried really hard to let ...

My Boyfriend Cheated on Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, November 25th, 2013
My boyfriend and I have been dating for 6 years. I currently live abroad going to medical school and he lives in Houston, we have been the long distance for 3 years. My parents have always been overprotective and don't agree with our relationship and ...

Is This Emotional Abuse?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, November 25th, 2013
Hi, I am 15 and I'm currently in a bad situation with my mom. We fight a lot, and I just can not control my anger. We argue back and forth, cursing, etc. She told me that she wished that she could drop me off ...