Work Articles

Love or Familiarity?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, December 26th, 2013
I apologize if this query seems a little childish, or unimportant, but it's something that is getting me down beyond belief and I felt it was worth asking to see if I can get a little advice. I started a new job two months ago ...

Feeling Empty

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, December 20th, 2013
I am a mother of 2 kids. i now live with my parents and my hubby is also with me. I had left my job for the sake of my kids. I am feeling like nobody is there for me in this world. I am ...

Struggling with Dad’s Death

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
my dad passed away two months ago after being diagnosed with COPD 5 years ago. we were not very close but i still stayed with him every weekend until last year when i wasn't able to go down as much due to work. when it ...

Depressed but Haven’t Sought Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Okay so for as long as I can remember I've had times we're I would be really depressed sometimes. It started to become noticeable with my parents that I would ditch my friends and stay home and sleep. But I am not always that depressed, ...

Anxious Over the Uncontrollable

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 29th, 2013
In the past, I was always an ambitious individual that worked hard towards school and managed to get good grades. Even though I wasn't particularly interested in a subject, I still managed to put all of my effort in to receive a great mark. However, ...

Self-Esteem Issue

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
HI there. I have a dental practice and have been practicing for 18 years now. My problem is that my self esteem is not what it needs to be. To such and extent that I feel apprehensive about marketing my practice/name to the community. There ...

Advice Regarding Depression Treatment

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Well, I must admit that I'm somewhat embarrassed about posting here for help. I find myself in a difficult position and would appreciate some advice. I guess you could say that I've suffered from a few symptoms related to depression for over the past three years. ...

Stay or Go?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
I don't know what to choose - stay home and continue my studies or move in with my boyfriend in another country. My boyfriend wants me to go there and study. I also wanted to continue my studies in Romania, join a student organization, be ...

Depressed and Refusing Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Hello, I am a 4th year psychology student getting my bachelor's in the spring. I am hoping to go to grad school and become a clinical psychologist, but I would like some help with my current situation. My fiancé and I have been living together ...

Just Shy or Something More?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
I am a 28 year-old woman who works as a produce clerk at a grocery store. I've always been called "shy", but lately it's gotten to the point where I am so uncomfortable speaking to my co-workers about anything other than immediate work-related tasks, ...

Hating Life in Foreign Country

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
I remarried 5 years ago and moved to my husband's native country (non english). My 2 sons are grown up and have their own lives in my native country I visit every 2 months. Since living here I have not been able to feel at home. ...

I’ve Let Us All Down

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
So, I don’t know where to begin… To sum up, I didn’t try hard enough in my last year of high school because I didn’t want to go into university since I didn’t know what I would do. I should have just sucked it up ...