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Anaphylaxis Phobia

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Ever since I had my youngest child (5 months) I have this terrible fear of going into anaphylaxis shock. It only happens with food, the same foods I have eaten a million times. I have never had an allergic reaction to food that I know ...

I Don’t Feel Special to Him

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, August 8th, 2014
My boyfriend and I have been together for 11 months. In the past month 2-3 months he has steadily stopped talking to me like he used to. He doesn't text me no more or call me no more. When I'm around him, he is always ...

There’s Something Seriously Wrong with Me

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Friday, August 8th, 2014
A few weeks ago, I was at my best friend’s house and was awoken by the sound of her niece’s father shooting himself and her sister screaming. He didn’t die immediately but he did hours later. About a week later, my best friend ...

Oversensitive and Begging for Love

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
I have been told by my husband that I am over sensitive. I cry a lot, a lot of his "jokes" make me feel bad about myself. When he is mad, he treats me in a nasty, rude way. Most of the times it is ...

Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Thursday, August 7th, 2014
I grew up in a house with two heroin addicts for parents, so concern over my health usually wasn't addressed, however my sisters and other family members have recently noted that I have odd behavior and mannerisms associated with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). ...

My Fiancé Is Depressed

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
My fiancé and I have been in love for the past 5 years and we have had a very close and trusting relationship. He developed depression 4 months ago. He is taking medication and I'm doing all I can to help him. I know the ...

Anxiety and Gastroenteritis

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
From the US: Back around April/May I was having chest pains for a couple weeks. When I asked my doctor about it, he told me that I had gastroenteritis and said that it was probably caused by a warm weather virus with the changing season ...

I Want to Trust My Boyfriend But…

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
In the past I have been cheated on and watch family members cheat. I have experiences both being cheated on and watching family members do this multiple times. Right now I have started a relationship with someone I find myself falling for quite quickly and ...

Constantly Thinking About Death

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, August 1st, 2014
For the past six months or so, I have thought about death multiple times a day. I think about the fact that I will no longer exist and I will never be alive again. When I think about it, I feel cold, nauseous, panicked, and ...

My Wife is Being Paranoid

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Hello. I am having hard time with my wife, she has some serious diagnosed paranoia and chronic anxiety. She has started to be paranoid about anything I say, like nothing is ever true that I am telling ...

Do I Have a Personality Disorder?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
I have a need for people to like me and a constant need for attention. I have lied to gain attention. Someone asked if I got off from being helpless and I'm wondering if he is right. I don't pay attention to other people's feelings ...

Is this OCD?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, July 28th, 2014
From Hong Kong: Hi there, I am wondering if this is characteristic of OCD. I have to do everything twice. For example, I cannot turn a light switch on just once, i have to turn it on, then off, then on again. This does not just apply ...

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