Author Archive for Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

First Psych Evaluation for Depersonalization

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
I am going for a psych evaluation in two days. I want to say I don't feel anything a lot of times. I want to say that when I get nervous I think I am making it up because I can't really feel it. I ...

Afraid Of Becoming a Pedophile

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
I've been having problems lately with pedophilia. I've never had these problems before until now. What I mean is that I felt sexually attracted to girls around 12 years old or at least looked like that. They did not look like prepubescent children. There are a ...

Losing on Life

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
My dad left us when I was 10. I was brought up by mom single-handedly. She worked most of the time and I used to be alone at home. I was harassed and bullied by my uncle and his family with whom mom and myself ...

Stressed and Loads of Other Feelings

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, February 9th, 2015
There's a lot of feelings going on inside me for nearly two years now and I can't always make sense of them or why they're there. I've stopped caring about a lot of things and people, I still care about the few friends and some ...

Confused about Daughter’s Teacher’s Behavior — Possible Histrionic Personality?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, February 7th, 2015
My daughter's 3rd grade teacher behaves inconsistently and unusually, which makes it difficult to interact with her. Within weeks of meeting her, she asked me to be her friend (though clarifying that we couldn't "hang out" until after my daughter graduates her class), shared overly ...

Husband Asked for Space After 17 Years

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, February 6th, 2015
My husband asked for space after 17 years. He says I belittled him, didn't respect him and demeaned him. The past 2-3 years in my eyes weren't that great. I did notice at times I did do that. Other times I thought I was joking ...

I Don’t Really Know What’s Wrong

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 5th, 2015
I sometimes get really weird thoughts in my head which can be about family members or friends, both still a little disturbing at times and they come out of no where I'll be thinking about something completely different and then a really weird thought will ...

Mother In-Law Acts Out and Is Faking Pregnancy

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
I'm writing on behalf of myself and my three sisters in law; Our 56 year old MIL has been diagnosed with anxiety in the past, and wants constant attention from everyone in her family, and behaves very disruptively to get it. According to her parents, siblings, ...

Disclosing Involvement During Time of Our Separation

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Hello, thank you for taking the time to read this. I am currently in a relationship with my amazing boyfriend. This past summer, he broke up with me because he wanted each of us to find our true selves. We were separated for about 5 ...

My Boyfriend Might Be Bipolar

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, February 1st, 2015
I have dated my boyfriend for 1 year and 4 months. When we began dating he openly admitted he had anger issues but said he was angry because of past relationships with women, including his mother. We met online, then immediately went to instant messaging ...

Borderline Personality Disorder Issues?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, January 30th, 2015
I have borderline personality disorder, and I am having problems expressing my emotions at home for fear of being judged for showing them. I have been called mentally crazy, dramatic, and attention-seeking. I have issues communicating with people. When I was younger, I wasn't allowed ...

Scalp Picking Addiction

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Please, please help. I've been scalp picking for a long time now (maybe 3 years), and now it's getting really bad. I never let the wounds heal and I always pick until it bleeds, it's something that I have no control of. I've tried wearing ...
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