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

Shy or Something Else?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
I've always been very shy and find it really hard to make friends.  I don't really have any because I'm not outgoing and find it hard to talk to people.  I think there's something wrong with me.  I get very uncomfortable and nervous when talking to ...

MDMA Treatment for OCD and Depression?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
I know it's illegal, but why does MDMA give me relief from my racing, obsessive thoughts and provide a well being I never before in my life have felt?  Over the years I have taken other meds to try and control my depression and OCD, ...

Problem With Suicidal Son

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
Hi I am at wits end, about two months ago my son threated suicide, He went to a hotel and took pills and drank. I tracked him down and before he took the pills the police took him to the ER. They didnt help him ...

Hopeless Depression

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
I am a 25 year old female that cant seem to be happy with anything. My brother passed suddenly a year ago and that sort of triggered a total collapse. I have been to an in-patient week long therapy rehab, which helped while i was ...

Teenage Depression?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
I am a single dad and have a 16yo daughter.  Her mother lives 6 hours away and is rapid cycle Bipolar and, in all liklihood, Narcisistic PD.  They speak about once a week at this point and see each other 3 weeks over the summer ...

Sex and Stretch Marks

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
Hello. I have stretch marks on my body including my hands, stomach and breast area. I never had sex before because I didnt want my partner to see the stretch marks. I want to know whether guys have problems with stretch marks and will guys ...

How To Tell My Parents I Need Help?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
For a year or two now, I have had this feeling of depression and I don't know how to deal with it. Some days I am fine, others I am not. Some days when I am driving I just wish that someone would hit my ...

Was This Marriage Necessary?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
Please I need a professional reply in this matter. I am married for 2 years.I have a 14 month old baby. This marriage was settled by my parents. They chose the girl and I agreed. Before marriage I had some psychological problems. I was studying ...

Dreams End Before Defining Moment

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
Alright, so i have been having a very certain type of dream for a while. It is never exactly the same and happens only once every other week or so. I have a dream in which i meet a girl. We begin to hang out ...

Lover Disappears After I Become Sick From Sexual Relations

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
I have been dating a young man off an on since Sept.of 2008.  He is 36 and I am 29.  I know I am stupid for giving him so many chances.  However, I need help in understanding why he disappears on me.  When we started ...

Do I Have An Eating Disorder?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
Well I recently went into therapy because I’ve been cutting myself for around four years. I have trouble expressing my feelings, so I am reluctant to actually talk to my counselor. But my question has nothing to do with cutting and everything to do with ...

Is Depression Hereditary?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Monday, June 29th, 2009
I think I'm suffering from depression, and need advice, and also is depression hereditary? A: Hello and thanks for your question: I don't know if you meant this to be your full question, but I will try to answer what I can. If you think you have ...