Psychology Articles

Eye Contact in a Group Setting

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, July 13th, 2014
About a year ago, one of my male friends began showing interest in me and we occasionally began hooking up at social events hosted by friends (this only ever happened under the influence of alcohol). We did very little communicating outside of the setting of ...

A Dream Has Me Puzzled

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, July 7th, 2014
I had a dream, not just an ordinary dream, but it was very very real. I'm a Christian and very active in my church. In my dream, there is a woman whom I've never dated although I find her attractive. I've never had sexual thoughts ...

Girlfriend Was a Slut

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, July 6th, 2014
I need serious help. I'll give you the background and any help or advice is massively appreciated because I do love this girl. I've been with my girlfriend almost one year and it was going great until a few months ago when we talked about ...

Relationship Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, July 4th, 2014
I recently broke up with my boyfriend. Throughout the course of the relationship his uncle would constantly get involved and it all came to an end last Wednesday. Before I met his uncle I thought we were on the right track to getting things resolved ...

I Feel like I’m Losing Grip

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
First of all, I didn't know which topic to put it under, since it also involves my husband, and the other, that being psychosis, but since I'm the person feeling it, I believe it should be psychosis. Allow me to explain-both me and my husband ...

Feeling Worthless Because Someone Else Is Better

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, June 30th, 2014
Hello. I am a smart and educated woman and yet I have issues with self-esteem. I want to do so many great and extra-ordinary things in this lifetime yet I am stuck here, out of my comfort zone, doing nothing but obsessing over this person's ...

Why Does a Woman Not Act Her Age?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, June 30th, 2014
From the U.S.: I'm trying to find out what if any mental diagnosis a person can be given who's personality or mental mindset doesn't age with their actual age. Someone who keeps thinking they are younger than they really are? I work with someone that ...

What Is an NOS Diagnosis?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, June 30th, 2014
Hi, thank you for reading. My mother just found out a month ago that I had been slicing my legs and wrists since the 6th grade. I started to see a psychiatrist and a therapist at Sherbody Psychiatrists in Greenville. They put me on mood ...

Should I Continue Therapy if I Think I am Done?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, June 29th, 2014
I am a 19-year-old girl and for the past four years I suffered from at first anorexia and then later bulimia. I was already seeing a therapist and a nutritionist before college. My bulimia got really bad when I left to go to college and ...

Dissociation, Avoidant, or Antisocial Personality Disorder?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, June 26th, 2014
I am emotionally detached; I am not capable of feeling love (or at least I cannot recognize the feeling), and my other emotions are muted (the only emotion that I can feel strongly is annoyance). I cannot really feel guilt, and have little empathy (I ...

Online Therapy?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Do you think online therapy can be effective. I don't have a car but feel I could benefit from counseling. There is a website that offer this via video chat. Any thoughts? A: Yes, I do believe it is effective and we have some programs here ...

My Family Treats Me Like Garbage

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
Dear Residential Therapists, I am the youngest member in my household and I have an issue with regards to how I am often treated by my closest family members. I guess you can say I've lived an alternative lifestyle. I pursued post secondary education later in ...
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