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

Worried I Might Be Developing Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 13th, 2015
I'm sure you get this a lot but I'm 16 I'm a junior or was I have recent things happening to me to make me believe I'm developing schizophrenia first I dropped out of high school and am always alone I have no interest of ...

Afraid to Be Told Nothing Is Wrong

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Part of me wants to get help because I'm getting really tired of the instability of my emotions and how they are affecting my decisions in day to day life, but the other part of me tells me I'm just overreacting or making it all ...

My Parents & Siblings Consistently Call Me the Wrong Name

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
I feel this is a boundary and respect issue. A friend of mine disagrees. When I married, I never changed my last name. Professionally and socially I continued to use my maiden name. My parents and siblings completely tune this out. When I inform them, they ...

Why Hasn’t My Diagnosis Changed?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
I was diagnosed with major depression with psychotic features about 5 years ago. I was originally under the care of an early intervention team but eventually needed to be hospitalized for about 3 months. After 3 years with this team things started to improve for ...

Fear of Schizophrenia After a Panic Attack

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 9th, 2015
Hi, I'm a college athlete with no history of mental illness in my immediate family. I've gone to a couple therapists when I was a child because my parents thought I needed to "figure some stuff out" but I haven't been in about 10 years. ...

Scared of Getting Help and Not Sure How

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 8th, 2015
My mom and I have had issues for four years. They keep getting worse no matter what I try to do. She makes me feel worthless and yells at me over every simple mistake I make. She tells me I'm not going to have a ...

I Don’t Know What Is Wrong With Me

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 6th, 2015
It is my third and final year at university, in both the first and second years I was working at a first level. This year however, no matter what I do I can't concentrate or get motivated in the slightest. I have had constant anxiety ...

I Think I Might Be Developing Early Schizophrenia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, February 5th, 2015
I have almost always been quite emotionally flat, in particular I am difficult at expressing love and I neither can I seem to get angry. Although over the past year and a half I have become more reclusive, and have began to develop a level of ...

Strange Thoughts

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
I'm 13 years old right now, but this is a problem that's been recurring for a few years now. I'm prone to day dreaming, I have a few imaginary friends. I often talk with them, and when I'm not i imagine my friends and I ...

My Past Eats Me Alive

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
I have a problem. More than two years I was doing a bad habit that not only hurt me, but also hurt others. At the time I wasnt aware that the thing I was doing was wrong. but now I am a little older, and ...

Can I Have Bulimia If I’m Overweight?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, February 1st, 2015
I binge and purge almost every day but I'm not sure if I'm bulimic. My binges are not always followed by purging and my purging in not always preceded by binging. Sometimes I like the full feeling. Sometimes I'm just searching for the feeling of ...

Does My Brother Have Paranoia or Schizophrenia?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Hi - I'm new here, but don't where else to go. This is in regard to my sibling. He is 37 and lives with my mother in Florida. He has a severe problem with marijuana and has a history of substance abuse (cocaine, LSD, psilocybin, MDMA/MDA, ...
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