From the Desk of Dr. Guess

August 22, 2017

Negativity Bias

But It’s So Much Easier To Be Negative. The Negativity Bias suggests that occurrences of a negative nature have much more effect on your mental state […]
August 21, 2017

Mental Clutter

As much as it would be convenient, I have come to determine that I am not the center of the universe.  Stressful circumstances come and go […]
May 11, 2017

If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Your Mother

As Mother’s Day approaches I am reminded about how bad I feel for my kids.  Not because they don’t have what they need or because of […]
May 6, 2017

13 Reasons Why: From a Parent/Psychologist Who Broke Down and Binge Watched

My 16-year-old daughter’s choice in Netflix viewing leaves a bit to be desired for my taste.  Let’s just say that neither the Vampire Diaries nor Pretty […]
April 10, 2017

6 Benefits of Biofeedback for Your Health

You are in conscious control of the vast majority of your movements. Every time you pick up your phone, lift your leg to walk, or turn […]
March 29, 2017

Five Tips to Enhance Your Mental Health

It is easy to lose track of the state of your mind and body during the mayhem of a typical day.  Who has time to worry […]
March 22, 2017

The Heroin Epidemic in our Towns

It is hard to be aware of the news nationally or even around our community and not see the increase of arrests and overdoses related to […]
February 11, 2017

The Persistence of Trauma and Loss

Your experiences, both good and bad, will shape your thoughts and behaviors.
January 31, 2017

Depression Misconceptions

Sadness and depression are not the same thing. I repeat, sadness and depression are not the same thing.