Our Nightly Visitations Dreams are nightly visitations that dance about and enchant our minds with their unpredictable plot twists. Dreams disregard the laws of physics making time travel natural and shape shifting second nature. Myriad mythic creatures teleport from distant galaxies into our beds and commingle with the people that populate our lives. Dreams have…

The end of the school year is around the corner and it is that time of year again – it’s Finals time. Your teenagers are probably very stressed or getting stressed. There is a lot of things going on right now, Junior Prom, Senior Ball and other end of the year activities. As I stated…

Many parents of high school athletes are aware of the dangers of concussions. Even one concussion can cause permanent damage according to recent research studies. However, there is another condition that parents need to be aware of when their child plays sports. This disorder is CTE. CTE is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) it is a…

Considering that most alcoholics and other addicts are victims of childhood abuse, should Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous continue as the most prevalent treatment method for addictions? I would say no and with good reason. One of the very first things that an individual is told is that he must be willing to accept for…

When an individual within a family is diagnosed with a serious mental illness, (i.e.Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder), the foundation within the family is often shakento its core. The news is devastating, and the diagnosed family member, due to theillness,is not be able to function in the same way as before. This individual will morethan likely…

Dissociative Identity Disorder [DID] is the psychiatric/psychological term for the experience of having a highly fragmented and compartmentalized sense of identity along with ‘losing time’, forgetting signficant chunks of one’s life. In the past this experience has been called Multiple Personality Disorder. These experiences occur on a spectrum and very few people with Dissociative Identity…