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How do I Recover from Trauma and Humiliation? (Part 1)*

Humiliation is a “public emotion” in that it involves a belief that others will view us as diminished, and will likely mock us.

How do I Recover from Trauma and Humiliation? (Part 2)*

In last week’s Tip you learned about the lasting emotional consequences of humiliating experiences. Today I will share with you a...

How do I Recover from Trauma and Humiliation? (Part 3)*

This is the third of three installments on the lasting emotional consequences of Humiliation, including a summary of the lessons to...

Bad Parent Behavior at Youth Sports Events: More at Play than You May Think

“Dave” was the volunteer head coach of his seven year old son’s soccer team. To say that he loved coaching his...

Help! I Am in Love with A Narcissist, What Should I Do?

This is a longer Tip than usual, as it provides an in-depth understanding of what to do if you are in...

Humiliation

Humiliation has been characterized as the most painful of all human emotions. Humiliation is a “public emotion” in that it involves...

Corporate Attorney Diagnosed with ADHD

Wendy (not her real name) is a 40 year old corporate attorney who first presented with her husband who was bitterly...

Adult Attention Deficits – The Psychiatrist as Detective

Given the risk that “Adult ADD” may become over-diagnosed, and stimulants may become over-prescribed, much in the same fashion as childhood ADD, it is important to recognize that there are many causes of disrupted attention in adults that bring about symptoms similar to adult ADD, but have differing origins and treatments. A careful diagnostic assessment is in order.

Self Esteem, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

A stable, positive feeling about oneself is to be cherished. For many people it is hard to come by, at least...

Living With ADHD

In the United States, an estimated 4.4 percent of adults ages 18-44, 4 percent of children ages 4-8, and 9.7 percent...