Depression Articles

Child Sexual Abuse Sprouting into Other Problems

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 2nd, 2015
I was sexually abused several times as a child growing up by family members. I have notified my parents and am seeking help now. I was recently diagnosed with PTSD and moderate depression, and while I feel better just by finally receiving help, I can't ...

Might Be Bipolar

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, March 1st, 2015
My doctors are having a hard time determining if I am Bi-polar. I go through weeks of depression to the point of considering suicide than come out of it. I have panic attack where I get very nervous and angry but I am not sure ...

I Just Had a Baby and I’m Not Happy

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, February 28th, 2015
I just had a baby with my boyfriend, I've been really angry for no reason, when ever he gets home I'm all of a sudden angry, and he gets mad cause I complain to much about everything, I try to be happy, I don't know ...

Why Am I Having Crazy Dreams?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, February 27th, 2015
I have really bad crazy dreams. Usually about death and graveyards. I dreamed once I was with a group digging up graves because we had to preserve them better and put them back. My papaw's grave is always in these dreams. Why am I having ...

Confused about My Relationship with My Friend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
This issue I have is with my friend vie known him for about five years and in that fives he would talk about gay rights gay topics and make sexual innuendos and would insinuate that I was gay so I asked him if he was ...

Pregnancy Paranoia

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Hello, I recently entered the second trimester with my first child. Lately I've been experiencing strange occurrences -- hearing voices, hearing doors open, and the very intense feeling I'm being watched. They all sound very real and happen day or evening, and late into the ...

Confused, Overthinking and Rather Afraid

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Saturday, February 21st, 2015
I honestly have doubts when it comes to my mental sanity. I will start by saying that I face social anxiety and that I isolated myself from the world, avoiding most interactions with others and rarely leaving home. I cannot make friends as I find ...

I Am Worried about My Brother

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, February 21st, 2015
My brother is 15 and a freshman in high school. When he was young he was always polite and kind to others. He sometimes through tantrums, but they were just you run of the mill boy tantrums. Recently he has become awful to be around. ...

Will He Ever Love Me as Much as I Love Him?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, February 21st, 2015
I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year now and I'm head over heels for him. He on the other hand recently told me that he knows in his head and his heart that he feels love for me, but he isn't able ...

Stuck During Public Speaking

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
I am suffering from a serious psychological problem at present I am pursuing MBA from a respected B-School I am good in study but when I publicly speak, giving presentation I badly stuck and sometimes even not able to speak a single word despite of ...

No One Thinks Anything Is Wrong

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, February 16th, 2015
Is it normal for even the closest people who "know everything" about you to be completely clueless about some things. The only thing that my parents know is that I have severe ADHD. I know (through self-diagnosis) that I also have severe depression, severe OCD, ...

Not Feeling like Myself Anymore

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Monday, February 16th, 2015
Recently I just came back home early from a 2 months study  abroad in Europe. I came back to the states earlier because I felt severely depressed being all alone in Europe handling with rents studies food and traveling plans. When I came back home, ...