Select from the list below to find out about common questions, what the experts say and what you should know:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder of self-control. ADHD describes a group of problems with attention span, activity level and impulse control.
An anxiety disorder is a condition that can seriously disrupt one’s life and work, lead one to avoid certain situations, and keep individuals from enjoying life.
The diagnosis of a chronic illness can create emotions that are as devastating as the illness itself. It is typical for people to experience sadness, anger, depression and anxiety.
Everyone feels sad at some point – it’s only natural. But what doctors call “clinical depression” is very different from just being “down in the dumps”. During periods of depression a person may experience a change in appetite, sleep, energy level, concentration, and low self-esteem.
Eating Disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in eating behavior. These disorders are called: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.
Relationship problems come in many different forms. Conflicts can occur between spouses, coworkers, siblings, friends, families, neighbors, grandparents, bosses, and many others.
Hormonal fluctuations can cause mood and body disturbances from adolescence through menopause. Some women are more sensitive to these fluctuations. Research shows this may caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the body.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the development of characteristic symptoms that occur following exposure to an extreme traumatic event.
Sexual behaviors, much like alcohol and other substance abuse, fall along a spectrum of degrees. These range from complete abstinence too mild use to increasing degrees of sexual excess and finally to full-blown addiction.
Additional Areas of Specialization:
- Abuse and Neglect
- Adjustment Disorders
- Adjustment to Medical Illness
- Obesity, Weight Management
- Heart Disease
- Adoption Issues
- Anger, Aggression Problems, Explosive Disorders
- Asperger’s Disorder
- Attachment Disorders
- Behavior Problems
- Bipolar Depression
- Chronic Illness
- Complication of Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
- Dissociative Disorders
- Domestic Violence
- Early Childhood Disorders
- Eating Disorders
- Family Conflicts
- Gambling Problems
- Grief, Loss, Mourning
- Impulse Control Disorders
- Marriage, Pre-Marriage, Couples Counseling
- Minority Issues
- Mood Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anti-Social Behavior, Conduct Disorders
- Panic Disorders
- Parenting Problems
- Peer Problems
- Personality Disorders
- Post-Partum Depression
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Pregnancy, Fertility Problems
- Psychotic Disorders
- Relationship Problems
- Sexual Dysfunction
- Sexual Orientation Conflicts
- Substance Abuse
- Suicidal and Homicidal Issues
- Transgender Issues
- Victims of Violent Crimes
- Caregiver Issues
- Memory Disorders
- Senior Issues