Author Archive for Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW

Why Do I Always End Up with Emotionally Unavailable Men (Married or Not)?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Since the time I was 19, I have been involved with men who end up being emotionally or otherwise remain married and unavailable who ended up lying to me and I want to know why? Lots of people tell me its low self esteem but ...

My OCD Is Getting Out of Control

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
I was recently diagnosed at 22 with OCD while I have unknowingly suffered from it since childhood. It's getting progressively worse everyday. My psychologist offered me her number to call or text anytime but I don't like to bother people. I'm not sure what to ...

Might Be Bipolar

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 1st, 2015
My doctors are having a hard time determining if I am Bi-polar. I go through weeks of depression to the point of considering suicide than come out of it. I have panic attack where I get very nervous and angry but I am not sure ...

Why Am I Having Crazy Dreams?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 27th, 2015
I have really bad crazy dreams. Usually about death and graveyards. I dreamed once I was with a group digging up graves because we had to preserve them better and put them back. My papaw's grave is always in these dreams. Why am I having ...

I Think My Mom Has Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
My mom has been acting strange for a few years with her symptoms gradually getting worse every year. She kicked every family member out of her house and lives alone now. Whenever I'm around her I notice she will mumble or giggle to herself. She ...

I Myself Don’t Even Know

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 23rd, 2015
I really just wanted some perspective. This all started about 3 months ago majorly I guess. But the most recent event was last week. I woke up last Wednesday and just didn't want to go to school, talk to anyone, see anyone, I just hated ...

After a Full Lifetime I am Left Asking: ‘Is this All There Is?’

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
I have had amazing life. I am happy and content and love the sun and rain, the breeze that blows in the window at night. I have lived fully and passionately and well. I make a daily inventory of the things I am grateful for. ...

Emotional Connection & Relationships

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 20th, 2015
I feel that I am struggling to form emotional connections in my relationships. My girlfriend ended a three year relationship seven months ago; since then I have taken steps to move on. Steps such as seeing other people, getting a new job, even moving to ...

Having Weird/Delusional Thoughts & Questioning Reality

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Lately I have been having some really weird and crazy thoughts and questioning reality. Like I think I'm living in "The Matrix" or the Truman Show. For instance today, at training I saw people laughing. I knew they were probably just laughing among themselves but for ...

Worried about Psychotic Friend

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Hello there. So, I've recently made the acquaintance of a kid in my grade -- a kid that most people avoid, because he is strange in an uncomfortable way. We really hit it off (I find that I end up relating to a lot of ...

No One Thinks Anything Is Wrong

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 16th, 2015
Is it normal for even the closest people who "know everything" about you to be completely clueless about some things. The only thing that my parents know is that I have severe ADHD. I know (through self-diagnosis) that I also have severe depression, severe OCD, ...

Marijuana-Induced Anxiety Attack

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 15th, 2015
Hello. I had what seemed to be an anxiety attack last night. At first I started to question reality and if I really existed or if everything was a figment of my imagination. I truly thought I was going crazy. Then I started fearing that ...