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Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Mental Health in a Primary Care Setting

Hello, and thank you for your question and seeking advice on this. Feelings of worthlessness is unfortunately common. In... more

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

If everyone thinks you're worthless, then maybe you need to find new people to hang out with.Seriously, the social... more

It sounds like you are having some pretty severe depression. Depression can cause insomnia, and make a person focus on... more

Tamara Powell
Tamara Powell
Anything But Ordinary!

I can only imagine how hard that must have been to hear. On one hand, most of us would say we want our partners to... more

Cimberly R. Nesker
Cimberly R. Nesker
Registered Psychotherapist (3579)

Often, communication is the key within relationships. When faced with our significant other telling us about a “crush... more

Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client's strengths and goals

Thanks for writing in. Several things come to mind:I don't know how you are communicating, but there is a great deal of... more

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

Then one day when life between you and mom feels calm, tell your mom that you aren't able to listen to her complaints... more

Virginia Chow
Virginia Chow
Theraspace

It is understandable that it's very hard for you to hear daily complaints from your mother regarding the caregiving of... more

Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
Lauren Ostrowski, MA, LPC, NCC, DCC, CCTP
I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client's strengths and goals

This sounds stressful.You mentioned that you want to learn how to avoid them. I'm not sure whether you want to avoid... more

Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Robin Landwehr, DBH, LPCC, NCC
Mental Health in a Primary Care Setting

Hello, and thank you for your question. I am very sorry that this was your experience with your family. I truly wish I... more

David Klein
David Klein
Humanistic Psychotherapy for Individuals & Couples

There are a lot of ways one could go about handling this kind of conflict. It is hard to know which way might be... more

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

I'm sorry your family had such an upsetting response to your news.Maybe eventually they will come around to greater... more

Brenda Whelan, LMHC
Brenda Whelan, LMHC
Mind, Body, Spirit Counseling

I think we all go through a period of time where we think we aren't worth anything. Sometimes these feelings are a... more

Sherry Katz, LCSW
Sherry Katz, LCSW
Couples and Family Therapist, LCSW

Those critical thoughts most likely came into your mind as the way you understood what one of your parents or some... more

First off, there is nothing wrong with you. In fact, having random thoughts we feel we cannot control is actually quite... more

Cimberly R. Nesker
Cimberly R. Nesker
Registered Psychotherapist (3579)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) is a term that reflects how many people are affected by the changing seasons... more

Richie (Yerachmiel)  Donowitz
Richie (Yerachmiel) Donowitz
Experienced - Compassionate- Measurable Results

Light therapy is very helpful. You are not alone. The name for the condition is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). You... more

Frank Theus
Frank Theus
MA, LPC, NCC, CSAT

Thank you for sharing. It seems like since the "winter blues" happens to you every year it may also be impacting your... more

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