Posts Categorized: Psychology

Are You a Mom or Dad Who Has Had Thoughts About Hurting Your Baby?

“What is Postpartum Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and What does it Mean about how I’ll Treat my Baby?” Postpartum depression has, for good reason, garnered more attention in the media and more resources in communities of late. However, postpartum OCD is not often discussed and, unfortunately, misunderstood by many. So what is postpartum OCD, and what… Read more »

Brain Sleuth: How Neuropsychology Helps Solve Mysteries of The Brain

Neuropsychologist, Brain Detective As a neuropsychologist, I’m often asked, “What is it you do, exactly?” or more commonly, “What IS neuropsychology?” One way to think about it is like detective work – a neuropsychologist is like a sleuth solving cases. Cases of the brain, that is. When something goes wrong in the brain, it can… Read more »

Afraid of Flying?

Learn How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help You Manage Those Flying Phobias. As a clinical psychologist, I help people manage fears, or phobias, that interfere with life.  Many people are afraid of flying but are able to overcome these fears with help.  Below are fictional “dear diary” stories to illustrate how many people feel when… Read more »

The Puzzle of Adult ADHD (And How Neuropsychology Can Help Solve It)

Do you find it extremely hard to focus?  Are you continuously distracted?  Do you have dozens of unfinished projects? Does it take you significantly longer than other people to complete tasks? Do you have debilitating procrastination habits?  Are you unusually restless, impulsive, or impatient? If you answered a resounding “YES!” to many of these questions,… Read more »