Category: Psychology Articles

Fighting Is Not An Option

Fighting Is Not An Option In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist I deal with eight issues everyday. They range from addictions, to child problems, to ADHD, learning disabilities, lack of assertiveness, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and so on. The big one is relationships. This aspect of our lives seems to plague everyone, and not coincidentally, relationships …

The Anatomy of Anxiety

The Anatomy of Anxiety In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist, I have seen clients with anxiety for twenty-five years. That and depression seem to be the number one and number two presenting complaints. Anxiety accompanies major depression seventy-five percent of the time, not because it is a separate syndrome in this case, but because it …

Child Visitation and The Formation Of Self-Esteem–Part I

Child Visitation and The Formation Of Self-Esteem–Part I In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist, I have worked with people for almost twenty-five years. By far, the single most central element, the one thing that pervades almost every other issue is self-esteem. It touches everything–sex and relationships, work problems, anxiety, depression, addictions; you name it. This …

Top Ten Ways to Make Your Anxiety Worse

Top Ten Ways to Make Your Anxiety Worse In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist for twenty-five years, I deal with the same eight conditions over and over. The eighth and most common are anxiety disorders. (The other seven are mood problems, children’s behaviors, ADHD and/or learning disorders, relationships issues, low self-esteem, poor assertiveness and relationships). …

Anxiety vs. Paranoia

Anxiety vs. Paranoia In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist I deal with eight issues everyday. They range from addictions, to child problems, to ADHD, learning disabilities, self-esteem, lack of assertiveness, relationships, depression and anxiety. This last one comes in many “flavors” ranging from mild to severe symptoms. Anxiety also has many manifestations, ranging from mild …

How To Be LESS Assertive

How To Be LESS Assertive In my capacity as an outpatient psychologist for twenty-five years, I deal with the same eight conditions over and over. The most common is anxiety but the other seven are sometimes equally problematic. (The other seven are mood problems, children’s behaviors, ADHD and/or learning disorders, relationships issues, low self-esteem, poor quality …