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What the U.S. does better than Europe to prevent home-grown terrorism, and what I should tell my children about the dangerous world we all live in.

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Watching the news these days, it is filled with grim realities of the uncertain and dangerous world we live in. As a psychotherapist and professor of counseling, I am often faced with questions from parents of “what do I tell my children?” “How do I keep them away from danger [...]

By | 2018-04-07T05:35:16+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Public Mental Health|0 Comments

The Power of Graduate School: A Professor’s Experience

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Tonight, (March 12, 2018) I experienced something I don’t think I had ever experienced at this level and with this emotional intensity. Teaching my Advanced Clinical Counseling Skills class, my students requested that I do a demonstration of an individual counseling session, as I would do in my private practice. [...]

By | 2018-04-07T05:33:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Graduate School, Public Mental Health|0 Comments

Keeping the Ring? Life after Infidelity

By: Dr. Dean Aslinia Infidelity. A word that seems so terrifying to so many. It sparks so many negative and panic feelings that most individuals don’t even want to think of the possibility of it happening in their relationship, much less actually having a plan for it when it does. I say, “when” it [...]

By | 2018-02-04T04:47:51+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Marriage & Family|0 Comments

Justice Served 40-175 Years in Prison, So Little, So Late

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Yesterday we all saw and heard the reactions as the defamed child abuser of more than 150 young girls, a former medical doctor, Larry Nassar received his prison sentence of 40-175 years. As a mental health professional I was infuriated with several things: The letter and comments that Dr. Nassar [...]

By | 2018-03-30T23:22:20+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Public Mental Health, Sexual Health|0 Comments

Does Sexual Addiction Exist? or is it Out of Control Sexual Behavior? What’s the Difference? 

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Over the past decade much controversy has been created over the notion of "sexual addiction".  Some believe this label is a true mental health disorder, and in fact qualifies as a "brain disease" that one cannot cure.  To these believers the only option you have left after you've been "diagnosed" [...]

By | 2018-03-30T23:23:04+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Sexual Health|0 Comments

A mental health expert’s prediction: There are going to be a lot more mass shootings and killings across the U.S.

Here are the reasons why: By Dean Aslinia, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC Over the past 35 days the citizens of the United States have had to grapple with a series of domestic terrorist acts. First inLas Vegas, where a killer named Stephen Poddock decided to settle his personal misfortunes with the deaths of more than 56 [...]

By | 2018-01-16T20:05:31+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Public Mental Health|0 Comments

Why Should Anger Get The Better Of You?

Anger Management in DFW, Court Mandated Anger Course in Collin County and Dallas County By Dr. Dean Aslinia Anger is a highly intense and often momentary emotional response.  This secondary emotion often develops towards people or situations when they don’t tend to conform to our expectations. More or less all of us [...]

By | 2017-07-25T18:47:49+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Anger Management|0 Comments