Imagine two women experiencing the same physical health worry -- they both find a suspicious mole on their arm. Both women visit their family physician and are reassured that there is no reason for concern based on the evaluation.
Roger Covin, Ph.D
Ottawa Psychologist, Author of "The Need to be Liked"
Dr. Roger Covin is a registered clinical psychologist in Ottawa, Ontario. He offers assessment and treatment services at Turning Corners Psychological Services, and works primarily with adolescents and adults. <br> <br> He is also author of the book <em>The Need to be Liked</em> - a book about the problems we all have in connecting with people. <br> <br> To learn more, visit www. <a href="http://www.ottawapsychservices.ca" rel="nofollow">ottawapsychservices.ca</a>
I honestly believe that psychotherapy will never compete with pharmacotherapy. There's no way to invest in the mass distribution of psychotherapy -- and if there's no money, there's no success. I am not trying to be cynical -- this is simply the world we live in.
03/27/2012 10:03 EDT
Imagine you're having coffee with your spouse or significant other. They seem a bit quiet, and you ask if everything is all right. They say that everything is fine. Do you believe them?
03/12/2012 06:11 EDT
Sometimes, while waiting for the subway, I imagine someone getting pushed in front of the train. Sometimes, you get thoughts of harming other people, of acts of sexual violence, or causing harm to children, of crashing your car while driving. This is normal.
03/02/2012 03:54 EST
While past experience teaches people the importance of things like trustworthiness and loyalty in relationships, society's most popular people tend to possess more superficial attributes. So, which qualities are most important for likeability?
07/19/2011 09:50 EDT
The dreaded 'S' word has been attached to various athletes, with perhaps the biggest name being Tiger Woods, whose PGA ranking has plummeted since the scandal of his affair and subsequent divorce. But how exactly does psychological stress affect athletic performance?
07/08/2011 07:47 EDT
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