Do You Have Sleep Problems?

As a Clinical Psychologist, a major area of focus during the initial interview with a new patient is that of sleep…quality, quantity, & changes over time. Good sleep is a prerequisite for mental wellness, physical health, & harmonious relationships. Discovery and correction of sleep problems can be immensely helpful in helping someone feel better quickly.  […]

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A Perfect Night's Sleep

How did you sleep last night? When you put your head on your pillow, did you go straight to sleep or were you suddenly wide awake?  It has been estimated that as many as 40 percent of Americans will suffer from some form of sleep disturbance at one time or another.  If you have trouble […]

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 Chronic Clutter Syndrome

There may be a new “disorder” on the horizon.  Now just a silent accomplice to other disorders like depression, anxiety, and sleep deprivation, this growing problem may soon warrant its own title and code number in the diagnostic dictionary.  Perhaps it will be called something like “Clinical Clutter Disorder” or “Chronic Disorganization Syndrome”.  Although these […]

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 Fatigue Fighting Diet

Though fatigue is poorly understood, food researchers know that a better diet can keep us energized throughout the day. Read on to learn about the foods that help keep you feeling at your peak: Everyone from time to time experiences fatigue; for some it is an almost daily struggle. It can be a serious drag […]

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Internet Addiction

Like it or not, the internet is here to stay.  The internet and the “World Wide Web” have definitely changed the way the world works.  The internet is used to correspond with friends, search for information useful to students and businesses, perform on-line banking, order books and other merchandise, track hurricanes, and even to track […]

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 Strange Phobias

A phobia is defined as an uncontrollable, irrational, and persistent fear of a specific object, situation, or activity.  At least, when used in a psychiatric sense.  In biology, for example, an organism could be aerophobic, meaning that it dislikes air.  Many people either suffer from a particular phobia or know someone who does, but psychiatrists […]

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