Jimmie Morris

Overcoming Destructive Anger

Anger is a natural emotion for all humans. In some cases, anger can be a good thing, and can protect you, your relationships, and the way you interact with the world. But there are also times when anger is destructive and costly. My guest on this episode is Bernard Golden (PhD). Dr. Golden is the […]

Panic Attacks

Anxiety is a fear response we experience without the presence of imminent danger or threat. All of us experience some passing feelings of anxiety that are normal. For example, it is normal to feel some anxiety before a job interview or an important exam. When the anxiety becomes chronic or pervasive, or disproportionate to the […]

Assessing and Treating Insomnia (Part 2)

This is part two of my conversation with Dr. Courtney Bancroft on insomnia.  Once a diagnosis of insomnia has been made by a licensed professional, a properly trained clinician can use a tailored approach based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI). Listen and hear us talk about some of the natural and complimentary treatments that […]

Assessing and Treating Insomnia (Part 1)

  There has been an increase in public awareness about insomnia, and it is estimated that approximately 60 million Americans are affected by this sleep disorder each year. There’s also been more awareness about using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI) as an effective form of treatment.  Historically, sleep disorders were thought to result from […]

Child and Adolescent Depression

Younger children may not express their feelings of depression in the same way as an older person. Typically, we think of someone who’s withdrawn or has a lack of energy. But with younger children, depression can manifest in ways that we could mistakenly label as anxiety, anger, ADHD, or frustration.  It’s really important to keep in […]

Sex Therapy

It’s not uncommon for a couple to struggle with their sexual relationship. Frequently, the infatuation stage in the relationship can act as a natural drug. But this wears off over time. There is a transition period that can lead to a couple being present but not connected. This can result in misunderstandings and resentment. It takes […]