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How to Deal with Critical People

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We’ve all met those people that seem to offer up more criticism than healthy advice or positive reinforcement.  Learning how interact with those overly critical people without letting them bring you down can be a very difficult thing.  Sometimes we may be able to simply walk away from them, but other times we are forced to have those people around us.  If you ever struggle with this, here is an article with some of my thoughts and tips on how to more effectively respond to the critical people in your life.

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Supporting A Loved One With Mental Illness: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

When mental illness strikes a friend or family member it often comes with stigma, shame and confusion. Studio 5 Self-Improvement Contributor Julie de Azevedo Hanks Hanks, LCSW shares a 5 ways we can better support friends and family members with mental illness.

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Join Julie Hanks for Live Facebook “Ask The Therapist” Q&A

The holiday season can bring out the best…and the worst in all of us, and in family relationships. Here’s your chance to get FREE advice to help you during the holidays and those cold winter months.

I’m excited to be participating in PsychCentral.com’s Ask the Therapist Live Facebook Q & A event with Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker. We will both be available to answer YOUR mental health and relationship questions

When: Wed. Dec. 21st at 5:30-6:30PM MST

Where: Ask The Therapist Facebook Group.

Click here to attend and get event details

Send your question to PsychCentral’s Ask The Therapist column anytime here

 

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Julie Hanks Featured “Clinician on the Couch”: Psych Central

PsychCentral.com’s Margarita Tartakovsky, MS recently interviewed me for a new series featuring therapists  called “Clinicians on the Couch. She was delightful to interview with. Check out her body image blog  Weightless.

So…if you’re interested in knowing what I wish my clients knew, what psych books I’m reading, what’s surprised me about being a therapist, how I cope with stress and more, click the link below…

 

Clinicians On The Couch: 10 Questions With Therapist Julie Hanks

 

 

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Mental Health Day: How To Do Your Emotional Family History

I blog for World Mental Health Day WHAT is emotional family history?

Emotional family history is the emotional and relational patterns inherited and/or learned from your parents and grandparents, which may have been passed down to you. It includes:

1. nature: predisposition to certain emotional & mental health problems or traits (i.e. depression, anxiety, addictions)

2. nurture: learned patterns of how to manage emotions in relationships (i.e. “It’s not ok to be angry” or “When there is conflict it’s best to leave the situation”).

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Ask a Therapist: Is This Obsession Really About Food?


Q: I had naturally been apprehensive to meat when I was younger. I liked to eat, but I didn’t really like meat (aside from the taste). Then, 6th grade came along, and I started having problems: depression, (the past, not now) suicidal and many other things. Along with that, a lot of changes were entering my life: I was about to enter junior high, and I had insomnia. Then, I decided to become vegetarian and anorexic. To tell you the truth, I wasn’t a complete vegan at first. I was “98% vege”, meaning that I ate hotdogs/hamburgers/chicken nuggets/bacon/top ramen soup. In seventh grade, I became full-fledged vege, and continued to have problems. In eighth grade, I turned my life around, and was the food nazi: no food additives, no meat, healthy as you can be.

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Ask a Therapist: Depression, ADHD, Self-injury, & No One Cares

Hello, I am a 16 year old Sophomore in high school. For the past 5 years I have struggled with addiction to self injury, depression and ADHD. My parents refuse too believe anything is wrong with me and every day scream at me and break things as well as insult me about how useless I am and how I am always ruining their lives! My friends all say that I’m amazing and such a good friend but I have a hard time believing them when my OWN parents seem to hate me…My grades have gotten a lot worse because my parents deny that I am ADHD even though my doctor has said I need therapy and medication.

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Ask a Therapist: Arranged Marriage or Wait For Love?

Hi. At last I have found one good place to open up myself. I’m going through the very common quarter life crisis… And I’m really confused. A little of background about me. I’m from India and 26 old. As typical orthodox family in India my parents started seeing for marriage proposals. During the same time I started liking a friend in my office. It was around after 3 months I felt within very strong feeling towards him. I proposed to him but he was not ready for commitment. I decided to wait for him and be friends with him. But after that he happened to meet a gal and she fell in love with him and proposed him too.

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Ask A Therapist: I Can’t Get Over My Celebrity Obsession

Q: I am “in love” with a celebrity male, 29 years older than me. Since I was ten, before I knew his name, I was sexually obsessed with him. That obsession later turned into this “relationship” I made up. I have lost myself, believing that we have many things in common, and that he really loves me even though we never meet. I feel like I will never get over this. I am in a happy relationship now, for over a year, but these sexually desires for this celebrity keep coming back. I come up with these fantasies that his children will love me, his friends want us to be together. I have had a fantasy that he has been looking for me his whole life. I can’t stop.

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Psych Central’s Live FB Event to Feature Julie Hanks

Julie Hanks, LCSW will be among 4 therapists from PsychCentral.com‘s “Ask the Therapist” column answering your mental health and relationship questions in a first ever international LIVE Facebook event this Saturday, Feb. 26.

Julie Hanks, LCSW

Here’s what to do to participate in this rare event:

1) “Like” PsychCentral on Facebook

2) Visit PsychCentral FB page this Saturday, Feb. 26 between 2-5 PM MT

3) Post your relationship and mental health questions & get advice from 4 different therapists.

Julie is the newest therapist to join the “Ask the Therapist” team on Psych Central — the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health and psychology network.

Visit Julie’s Psych Central profile and see her Q & A’s

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