I notice that a lot of my patients are soothing frayed nerves and unhappiness with over-eating. This just sets up a vicious cycle of shame when the pounds add up on the scale. The following article does a nice job summing up part of the psychology of over-eating in tough times. Molly Allen, PsyD Licensed […]
Courtesy of APA: “What is it like to grow up as an undocumented youth in America? In “Undocumented Americans,” three undocumented youth who arrived as young children – Jong-Min, Pedro and Silvia – share their stories of how they are fighting hard to achieve their piece of the American dream. Their experiences are emblematic of […]
Psychologist Molly Allen weighs in on a recent incident of assault at a Wichita fast food restaurant.
Another new year, another new list of resolutions, most of which tend to last about as long as a snowman in summer. We promise to lose weight, exercise more, eat better, organize the basement, the craft room or the spare bedroom…the list goes on. And let’s face it…we’ve been there, done that, worn the t-shirt […]
A helpful article about what to consider if you are at risk of developing a substance abuse problem: Seven Behaviors You Can Change Now to Avoid Developing an Addiction