Archive for February, 2014

Severely Depressed

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, February 28th, 2014
I've been depressed for a really long time and its at the point where I can barely leave my room or even the house. I've asked my family for help, friends but they either ignore or brush me off to the side. I can clearly ...

Is There Something Wrong with Me?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 28th, 2014
For the past two years I've been feeling isolated, unmotivated and as if I will never amount to anything. I have developed the bad habit of thinking of creative ways to commit suicide or how to make other people feel guilty as a result of ...

I know I have a Problem, I just don’t know what!

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
I am 14, and I am really quiet. I usually go about a day to a week without speaking to anyone besides my parents. I have a unique style in clothing and have gotten bullied for it. I hate talking to people, it terrifies me! ...

Should I Come Off of Quetiapine?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
I've been on Quetiapine for about a year now. I started them because I was having issues at home with my (then) partner and university, which lead me to having a complete mental breakdown. I've since dropped out of university and broken up with my ...

Struggling with Grief

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Lately life has just been really unfair towards me. My best friend killed themselves on 09/09/13 and my uncle is dying in the hospital and my parents are always fighting wig me and making me feel worthless. I just wish I could do something That ...

Is Aspergers Incompatible with Finding Love?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
I have aspergers syndrome and I have never been in a relationship before. I've been turned down by nearly every girl I've asked out even though I've been trying to get a girlfriend for seven years now. I met one person at my college a ...

Can’t Handle Conflict

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
I have a big problem that I cant stop. It's not only affecting my relationship my in affecting my partner mentally and physically as well. In 2011 we got into a huge fight and i packed my bags and left. Ever since then I have ...

Boyfriend Thinks I Love Him for His Money

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Hi...I am 16 and my boyfriend is 17..we re in a long distance relationship...we are together for 4 months ..I love him so much...Today he sent me a picture with him. I said something about his house looking like a hotel and he told me ...

Extreme Emotional Detachment

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
I'm an extremely introverted person, and I have been for a very long time. It was different when I was younger, and I don't know when or why that changed. I was as loud and obnoxious as any other child. I spoke my mind and ...

Anxiety Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
Hi, I am 21 years old diagnosed with add, minor Tourette’s, and anxiety and depression, and possibly ocd they have said. I have been out of high school for a few years and I have jumped around job to job, I completed my first year ...

Husband has low sex drive

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
My husband has a low testosterone levels and low sex drive comes along with that. He also is overweight but in the process of correcting this problem. My question is how I cope with the lack of sex. On average we ...

Sister is Delusional

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
My sister, age 57, is a BSRN, but not working. She has difficulty with working relationships. She has been married five times. Fired from her last job. For over a year she has been convinced "the government" is really the enemy. She thinks they are ...