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 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 Dr. Dean Aslinia January 16, 2018 As a therapist, but more specifically a sex therapist, each time I have heard a disclosure of child sexual abuse a little more of my heart has shattered! However when I’m the therapist, I not only have to remain strong for me to be effective for my [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]