Anxiety Articles

I Have Intrusive Thoughts

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, January 8th, 2015
From Canada: I'm needing answers :( okay so I've recently been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and a little of ocd my own voice in my head tells me to hurt people and it causes me stress irritable and sad and anxiety sometimes I feel ...

I Can’t Accept Myself

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Well I'm gay and I stopped denying it recently. I always known that there's something different with me, though. I hate it and I'm so afraid because everybody around me says awful things about gays. I am unhappy and I have strong feeling that I ...

My Sister has Destructive Behavior and My Family Struggles with Why

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
My 15-year-old sister is having a really rough time in life, both in school and at home. In school she rarely goes, she gets low grades, she makes friends with the wrong kinds of people yet is excessively dedicated to texting, speaking with, ...

How Do I Fix Myself?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
From the U.S.: Non physical cheating. My wife and I have been together for 5 years and over this time when not with her I find myself chatting online with other women. Afterwards I'm mad at myself for what I've done and it's beginning to ...

Would Simple Thinking like Child Be Helpful for Stress Management?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Hello. These days, I am wondering simple thinking like child would be helpful for stress management or solve the problems in front of me. I used to think too deeply and I feel overthinking is not helpful to solve various problems. Therefore, I came up ...

My Parents Are Having a Threesome

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Within the past two years we have recently found out that my mother had been cheating on my father for 4 years, I was furious and dislike her to this day. But more recently, 7:30 am this morning to be exact, I found out my ...

I’m Not Sure What’s Wrong with Me Anymore

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 5th, 2015
I was diagnosed with Major Depression Disorder and Generalized Anxiey Disorder 8 years ago when I was 14. The problem I'm having is that throughout the years, medication helps the depression, but not the anxiety. On and off, for about 5 years now, I've experienced ...

My Boyfriend’s Parents Don’t Approve of Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, January 5th, 2015
Him and I started dating in a mental health treatment facility, so the relationship wasn't supposed to happen since we were both working on depression. Our child youth workers called his parents and told them the relationship was unhealthy, but told us that we could ...

My Psychologist and Psychiatrist Disagree

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, January 4th, 2015
From the U.S.: Ok, I will so my best to make my situation clear. I have battled with panic disorder (with agoraphobia), and severe generalized anxiety disorder since I was 7 years old (I'm 19). I've had two severe major depressive episodes, one of which ...

Why Do I Try to Do Too Many Things?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
Ever since I remember I was trying to do too many things. Besides my job I always have a number of "hobbies" or "passions" that make it really hard to concentrate on one main thing or even to choose what that main thing should be. ...

I Have No One that I Know in My Class

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
Ok, I am currently in year 9. I have an amazing group of friends and I really enjoyed year 8. It was just perfect! But now I got moved classes and I got separated from my friends. Some of the people in my new class ...

Help Me Adjust to My Fiance Already Having a Child

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, January 2nd, 2015
From the U.S.: It's very hard for me. I love my fiancé very much, and I really like his 5 year old son, we all get along. Trouble is, I am incredibly sad he has a child with another woman. I want to have a baby ...
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