Author Archive for Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D.

Is My Four Year Old Nephew Dangerous?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Saturday, August 1st, 2009
I would like some advise on my four year old Nephew. He has showed signs of there being a problem from an early age these are the signs I have noticed over the years; putting toys in colour order and easily throwing a tantrum, fits of ...

No Self-Confidence and Other Issues?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Saturday, August 1st, 2009
I would like to better understand what exactly I'm going through, which is why I'm here now.  I have no self-confidence, I tend to think negatively about myself, and I tend to avoid social situations with people I don't know very well.  Sometimes I have ...

Possible Development of Bipolar Disorder

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 31st, 2009
I am 23 years old and work 30 hours a week and go to school full time. I live with my fiance and have for the past two and a half years. We have been having issues that have built up over time and have ...

Was I Molested?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
when my sister and i were young we were babysat by my parents friend and would stay overnight.  i was 6 my sister was 4 and she says she remembers being frightened not being able to find "buddy bear" and I.  she finally found us ...

I’m bipolar and don’t know what to do!

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 24th, 2009
Im only 17! nobody understands me, they just get angry... andd I dont even understand myself! I NEED HELP!! Are there such thing as rehab for bipolar people?? A: Hello! My goodness, it's a shame that nobody is listening to you. There is help, but it's ...

Stuck In The Past

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
Six years ago today my dad commit suicide and I miss him so much. I just want to kill myself because I can't stop thinking about him. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about him or what he did. I ...

How likely do you think it is that I have AvPD?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
My question is about likelihood of me having Avoidant Personality Disorder. I understand that one can't be truly diagnosed/assisted over the internet. But I need some answers and meeting with a therapist isn't possible for me at the moment. So, here is why I suspect that ...

Do I Have Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Etc?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
I thought the best would be to list out my problems and then post it here asking for your help. 1. Jumbled thinking and difficulty expressing thoughts or ideas 2. Verbal communication is not clear. I get stuck thinking about words while speaking. 3. Take a long time ...

People Only Need Me When They Need Help

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
I'm a student depending on my parents,i got year backed in my degree.after that my parents,friends everyone changed.I don't get birthday cards on my birthdays,they call me i'm stupid,and wasting money. I try my best in my studies.I'm a fat girl and my friends,parents pressure on ...

Self-Esteem, Depression, Bulimia, & Loneliness

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
I am 30 and feel so incredibly lonely that I no longer wish to be here. I have longstanding self-esteem issues and have suffered from bulimia since the age of 19. Last year I received counselling and antidepressant medication for depression due to being in ...

Reaccuring Dream For Three Weeks?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, July 3rd, 2009
The dream is always the same. Everytime I go to sleep it happens. In this dream, its an open field with a single blossoming tree in it, nothing else. The sky is a blank blue, not a cloud in sight. But in the horizen, the ...

Loneliness & Depression

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
These last few weeks I've been feeling really depressed. I'm not entirely sure, but I believe it's because I don't have a girlfriend. I've never really had any (close) friends. I've never really had anyone that I could talk to about what's on my mind. ...
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