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

Do I Really Have Schizophrenia?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 29th, 2015
I am having trouble with everyday life. I find things are getting stranger and more distorted. Sometimes at night I see faces on my wall, I also hear various whispers that keep me from sleeping. Sometimes I want to say something but something else comes ...

Adoption, Infidelity & Bipolar Disorder

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
My boyfriend and I have been together for 4 years. We have gone through an adoption together that was finalized in June '14. I've been suffering from depression but things have gotten better everyday. My boyfriend suffers from manic bipolar disorder and there have been ...

Can’t Keep Friends & Don’t Belong

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
I am getting older, it's getting harder for me to make friends and keep them. I never feel like I belong at home with the in laws, school or at work. I never fit in or feel about of the team. I always feel so ...

Never Been Diagnosed, But I May Have a Problem with My Personality and/or Psychosis

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, January 25th, 2015
Hello, I am concerned about my health. I feel like I have a superiority complex and that I am above people which can seem odd or laughable in conversations. I have not been diagnosed, however I feel I may have a personality disorder and some ...

Not Sure What Is Going On

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, January 24th, 2015
So I have already been diagnosed with Bipolar type 2. I take Lamictal 200mg and Trileptal 900 mg. Starting Friday I have been having an issues with my inner voice I guess. Not really sure what to call it. But it's been feeding me random ...

I Have a Urge in My Mind that Says I Must Kill People or End My Life

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, January 23rd, 2015
I am having a issue where I just want to either end my own life or kill others. My mind just wants to make people suffer, it enjoys it. I have noticed that my emotions are starting to ignore everything. I am failing miserably at ...

Wife Depressed & Refuses Treatment

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
My wife and I have been married for almost 2 years. In that time she has been diagnosed with multiple severe medical issues. I have been beside her and been forced to watch as she slides farther into depression. Multiple times I have tried to ...

Problems Recalling Events Accurately

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
A person I know has this recurring problem. At first I didn't think anything of it, after all, we all have memory lapses from time to time for a variety of reasons. However, my friend continually recalls events and facts incorrectly. In and of itself this ...

My Ex Decided to Make a Suicide by Not Sleeping for 11 Days

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 19th, 2015
Hi, my ex decided to challenge himself by not sleeping for 11 days to see if he dies. Til now he hasn't been sleeping for 6 nights and now he is in a status that he cannot sleep now, I mean he doesn't feel tired ...

Self-Awareness

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, January 18th, 2015
I have no idea how to explain my issue. I give the impression that I think a lot, when in fact, I don't. I don't connect with people emotionally, and I am apathetic to the point where I absolutely give no regard to what comes ...

Sister’s Identity Crisis

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, January 17th, 2015
My sister, 33 yo healthy, college educated, professional female, has described a phenomenon that has repeatedly (3-5 times in the past 2 years) happened to her. She will be doing something in one room and someone (her husband or mother) will speak to her in ...

I Feel like I’m Going Crazy

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, January 15th, 2015
About a month ago I started hearing things in my head. It has only happened about five times during this time. The sounds always come from the right side of my head but at the same time it feels like they are whispering in my ...
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