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Perimenopause

Perimenopause

There is no uniform female response to the onset of menopause - perimenopause. The psychological passage from fertility to infertility produces a variety of psychological responses in different women and this mental/emotional response is almost more demanding of...

Chronic Skin Symptoms – Look for Stress First!

Chronic Skin Symptoms – Look for Stress First!

By now, you've probably figured out that the skin wrapping your body is serviced entirely by the nervous system. Therefore, chemical imbalances related to mood disorders can cause reactions in the skin, even chronic skin symptoms. Some chronic skin symptoms are itchy...

Defining the Sociopath – Sociopathy Personality Disorder

Defining the Sociopath – Sociopathy Personality Disorder

For several months now, I've been taking you through the list of the 13 recognized personality disorders. I addressed the Antisocial a few months ago, defining that person as one whose thinking, reasoning and judgment are severely impaired. Thy constantly misperceive...

Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder

Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder

"She's so passive aggressive," is a term I hear a lot of people saying in just about any environment, whether people are talking about their mother in law's meddling or a stranger in the grocery store parking lot. Unfortunately, passive-aggressive behavior is...

The Difference Between Obsessive-Compulsive and OCD

The Difference Between Obsessive-Compulsive and OCD

It is important to distinguish the Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder from the obsessive-compulsive mood disorder often referred to as OCD. Obsessive Compulsive Mood Disorder (OCD) - Patients with the MOOD disorder suffer from intrusive and unrelenting thoughts...

Do You Remember When You Felt Really Great?

Do You Remember When You Felt Really Great?

Obviously, when people seek me out, they’re hurting in some way. Something doesn’t feel right. Once an appointment is scheduled, I ask my client to complete my Online Pre-Appointment Survey, which helps us zero in on what’s not working, as well as symptoms of how...

Avoidant Personality Fears Ridicule

Avoidant Personality Fears Ridicule

There's a difference between being shy and having an avoidant personality disorder. People with avoidant symptoms have such low self esteem and self worth that what they actually fear - ridicule and humiliation - is exactly what seems to pile on their heads. Avoidant...

Wouldn’t You Like to Feel Better in 2017?

Wouldn’t You Like to Feel Better in 2017?

It's that time of the year - the dreaded "New Year's Resolutions" time! New Year's resolutions are not a passing fad like gray nail polish or distressed jeans. The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year's resolutions nearly 4,000...