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I have developed a severe germ phobia and it is taking control of my life.

I have a huge problem with germ phobia. Last year I started having this fear of everything around me. I wash my hands in panic, even if I touch my cell phone. I had dogs when I was a kid … Continue reading

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My girlfriend has a severe germ phobia. How can I help her?

I have a girlfriend that I really want to help, but don’t know how. She is afraid of everything that she thinks is dirty, even if it’s not. Not only that but she is also afraid of her own bed and she … Continue reading

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My son has a fear of people opening car windows and I don’t know how to help him.

My son is eight years old. He has had this strange fear of people rolling down car windows for some years. He does not want other people to sit in our car. He screams if other people even touch the … Continue reading

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I think my teenage daughter has an eating disorder.

My 14-year-old daughter seems to be suffering from an eating disorder. Weight is a big factor for her and she feels that she is overweight. She is constantly looking in the mirror and I have caught her measuring herself on … Continue reading

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Does my daughter have a learning disability?

My daughter is almost six, nearing the end of grade primary in French. French is not spoken at home. I have been noticing that she is mixing her numbers and letters up a lot, even when she is looking right … Continue reading

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How can I get help for my son with ADD/ADHD?

I have a twelve-year-old son who was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD four years ago. He has violent temper tantrums and trashes his room or whatever is around him when he does not get his own way.  When he is in school, … Continue reading

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My daughter is lying, stealing and threatening to hurt herself.

My daughter is twelve, I adopted her when she was nine. Currently she is stealing, lying and being very disrespectful. We have really good chats about things but she continues the behaviors. She is seeing a psychologist, but I’m not … Continue reading

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My son’s anxiety is causing problems at school.

My son has hidden fears, he clutters and he can’t speak in front of others, it’s even difficult for him to ask questions in school. He is eleven and, because of these problem, his grades are not good enough and school staff … Continue reading

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My son has anxiety attacks when he needs to use the toilet.

Our son is mildly autistic. Toilet training as you know is all the more challenging with a child who is autistic.  He is now 5 years old. Two years ago he had a very severe yeast infection. Since then he has … Continue reading

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I get headaches about five times a month, could it be a brain tumour?

I am a 15-year-old girl and I have headaches about five times a month. Could I have a brain tumour? What should I do? Headaches often make us worry that there is something seriously wrong. Fortunately, almost all headaches are … Continue reading

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