About Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.
Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker is licensed as both a psychologist and marriage and family counselor. She specializes in couples and family therapy and parent education. She writes regularly for Psych Central as well as Psych Central's Ask the Therapist feature. She is author of the insightful parenting e-book, Tending the Family Heart. Check out her book, Unlocking the Secrets of Self-Esteem.
Articles by Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.:
Honoring Stepdads on Father’s Day
Should I Quit Therapy?
April Is Stress Awareness Month
Autism Is But One Part of a Complex Personality Structure
Getting Back to Work When You’ve Been Depressed
When Your Recovery Is Frustratingly Slow
Social Contagion: You Are Unique, Just Like Everyone Else
How to Resist Negative Social Contagion
Love and the Platinum Rule
Volunteer – It’s Good for You
5 Good Reasons to Drop Out of College
5 Sure-Fire Ways to Keep New Year’s Resolutions
Have Yourself a Sober Christmas
Stop Being the Resented Thanksgiving Guest
Should Parents Let Their Teens Trick or Treat?
Discipline Without Fear
The Importance of Distraction-Free Parenting
Should I Write to Ask the Therapist?
7 Tips to Take Charge of Your Time — and Your Life
How to Make a Soul Mate Relationship
Help Your Teen Transition to High School
Get Ready for Kindergarten Now
You Are the Author of Your Future: A “Graduation Speech” for Recent College Grads
Vacation Romance: Are You Really Ready for a Summer Fling?
If You Don’t Use It, You’ll Lose It: 4 Tips for Aging Well
Understanding and Managing Children’s Misbehavior
How to Be a SuperDad
The Antidote to Father Absence from the Home
Caught Between Fear of Success and Fear of Failure
7 Myths about Parenting that Can Make You Miserable
Get Out of the Blame Game
Take on Your Fears: 5 Strategies that Anyone Can Employ at Home in Their Spare Time
7 Ways to Help a Child with Fear
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
The Basics of Self-Love
Positive Self-Talk: 7 Things Mentally Healthy People Tell Themselves
How You Fight Matters
6 Mistakes that Will Sink Your New Year’s Resolutions
Your Autistic Teen and Family Holiday Gatherings
Caring for Yourself When Caring for Elders During the Holidays
Navigating Thanksgiving with Difficult Relatives
Finding New Friends After 40
Why Be a Thanksgiving “Orphan”?
The Fear of Halloween: Do You Have Samhainophobia?
September Is National Family Meals Month
5 Ways to Make Happy Family Memories
8 Early Warning Signs a Relationship Will Fail
7 Ways to Extinguish Gaslighting
When Internet Shopping Is an Impulse Control Disorder
Taming the Modern Shrew