Author Archive for Holly Counts, Psy.D.

Not Sure What Is Wrong. Life Is a Lie for Me.

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Monday, January 26th, 2015
I've gotten to good at lying I even believe myself. When I was in 5th grade my step father told me it's what daughters do for their dads. I was a child I didn't know any better. It went on like that until I got ...

Best Friend or Best Foe

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Saturday, January 24th, 2015
I had a best male friend and we were really close. He was there when I had a lot of family issues happen and when his long term relationship ended I was there for him as well. My spouse and I were separated and I ...

I Think My Relationship Is Destroying My Personality

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, January 23rd, 2015
It's been three years since I have been in a on-and-off relationship. He was a gentleman (which I think was my made up concept) during the start of the relationship. He later on turned to be a monster for me. He cheated on me (as ...

Eating Disorder

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
Every innocent diet always turns in to me not wanting to eat at all little by little then, I start to binge and purge large amounts and gain weight back. When I'm binging I feel as if I'm in a trance and all my problems ...

Roommate Situation – Is Something Wrong with Me?

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Monday, January 19th, 2015
I've been having some emotional issues with my current roommates and I'm starting to think it's myself and not them that's the cause of it. When it comes to them, I don't really consider their feelings or I just blow off the fact that they ...

Delusional and Not Sure What to Do

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Saturday, January 17th, 2015
I think there is something wrong with me. I am smart, everyone tells me that. I am very smart, that’s what they all say. However, I am also smart enough and brave enough to admit that there is something very, very, VERY wrong with me. ...

External Mental Pressure and Loneliness

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, January 16th, 2015
with problem is very external but I am under lots of stress from inside. I have visa issues in US. I am not from here and I have single entry visa and my visa depends on my job which puts lots of pressure on me. ...

Should I Get Checked for Schizoid Personality?

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Thursday, January 15th, 2015
I have always been considered strange by my peers, even in kindergarten. It never bothered what people thought of me, until now. My parents consider me "unsympathetic" "selfish and self centered" and tell me that my actions are hurtful and disrespectful, but I don't always ...

Angry Father, I Want to Drug Him

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
My father is a very angry person. Mainly he is so worried about being successful in his job that he finds this an excuse to turn the whole house into a tension area. He isn't alcoholic, physically abusive or anything, but his father ...

I Need to Tell My Mom that I Cut Myself Again

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Monday, January 12th, 2015
So my mom knows I suffer from suicidal thoughts, have attempted suicide, depression, anxiety, bulimia and cutting. I go to outpatient therapy 2 times a week every week. I was about 2 months clean, but me and my mom recently got in a ...

A Lot of Different Questions

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Sunday, January 11th, 2015
Hi, first I want to say thanks for taking the time to look at my question and sorry it is so long. I have recently been feeling sad and confused. I want to make sure I do not have any disorders so I ...

My Obesity and Body Dysmorphia Is Slowly Killing Me

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, January 9th, 2015
Hello. I'm a 17 year old female still in high school. I am 5'8 and weigh 245-250 pounds. Obviously I'm obese. My weight has shattered my self esteem and love for myself. I can't look in a mirror without shedding a tear. I ...