Most marriages can be saved. Atlanta psychologist, Dr. Stan Hibbs, has observed that many couples want to improve their marriages; they just don’t know how. In his approach to marital counseling, he helps clients develop the attitudes and skills necessary for healing their relationship.
Archives for January 2017
Scrupulosity, “Bad Thoughts”, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Mental (“Bad thought”) OCD, possibly the most distressing type of OCD is Mental or “bad thought” OCD. People with this form of OCD live by certain moral standards. They might have strong religious beliefs and not be comfortable with violence or any form of sexual misconduct. However, sometime a violent, sexual or sacrilegious thought popped
OCD can be one of the most debilitating psychological conditions. Many people are so bewildered and ashamed of their symptoms that they are unwilling to seek treatment. This is unfortunate, because we now have treatments that really work. The current psychological treatment of choice is Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). Sufferers are given the mental
This is a little-know form of OCD. The sufferer is plagued by worries, doubts and uncertainty about a boyfriend/girlfriend, partner, or spouse. They believe that they must always feel deeply in love with their partner and they must not have any negative feelings about them. They constantly “test” their feelings about their partner to reassure
My Overall Approach To Anxiety
Fear of Driving on Highways
Many people will go to great lengths to avoid driving on limited-access highways. The underlying fear is that they will have a panic attack, lose control of their vehicle, and cause an accident. Fortunately, many of the techniques of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which are used to treat panic attacks, are also quite effective in treating
Fear of Flying
The fear of flying is not a trivial problem. People have missed major family gatherings or passed up career opportunities just because it required flying. Fortunately, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be very effective in overcoming this problem. Atlanta psychologist, Dr. Stan Hibbs, has helped many individuals take their first flight in years.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Everyone worries from time to time. If we are dealing with financial, vocational, family, or health concerns, it is normal to experience some worry. However, when a person worries about almost everything and when the worry interferes with a person’s ability to function, we call it Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Fortunately, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has
If you pay close attention to your body, you will undoubtedly notice numerous aches, discomforts or other sensations. Most of us rarely notice these, and if we do notice them, we quickly dismiss them as normal. However, if you are prone to health anxiety, your attention is constantly focused on these sensations and you worry