Psychological Services

  • Ridding Yourself of Anxiety

    Anxiety is one of the easiest disorders to heal if only the patient would give up their resistance to change

    Article • August 10th, 2011

  • The Happy Cop

    Look at some of the happiest long-time veterans around you and notice their secrets. Often you see they are cops who have done the job with an attitude of servant hood, affection, and empathy, serving the community and mankind with love. Happiness lives...

    Article • August 3rd, 2011

  • Trauma as a Child

    Many public health problems are actually personal solutions. People are treating their symptoms. For professionals to treat the symptoms, as well, it is like trying to put out a house fire by tending only to the smoke.

    Article • July 27th, 2011

  • How Resilient Are You? Part 2

    Let’s be honest, cops love to bitch. Who doesn’t? It feels good to “vent” and besides, crimefighters have a lot to complain about. The public doesn’t like us, our families don’t understand us, and we often seem to get stuck working for...

    Article • July 21st, 2011

  • Overcoming Self-defeating Behavior

    Maybe we know someone with whom we work in law enforcement – somewhat ironic since the profession tends to work very hard at selecting the most physically, mentally, and psychologically sound from the applicant pool, but nevertheless true – who...

    Article • July 20th, 2011

  • Psychobabble 101 for Law Enforcement

    Let’s make this clear: psychiatric terms are confusing even to seasoned professionals. They are written by physicians, researchers and scholars.

    Article • July 13th, 2011

  • Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: A Deadly Disorder

    Some individuals fake illnesses, produce physical symptoms, or injure themselves in order to get attention. This is referred to as Munchausen syndrome.

    Article • May 11th, 2011

  • Mania: Causes, Symptoms & Consequences

    Mania can be a symptom of several disorders: bipolar disorder, drug intoxication (stimulants such as cocaine or methamphetamine), medication side effects (steroids), multiple sclerosis, stroke or malignancy.

    Article • April 13th, 2011

  • Top 10 Myths about Mental Illness

    Mental illness is grossly misunderstood not only by the sufferers; but by the community at large, including law enforcement.

    Article • March 9th, 2011

  • From Clutter to Calamity

    At what point does hobby item collecting become unsafe, imbalanced or unhealthy hoarding?

    Article • December 8th, 2010

  • Mentally Ill & Potential Violence

    Calls related to severely mentally ill individuals are some of the most troublesome and potentially violent calls officers respond to. People with mental illnesses commit police homicides at a rate 5.5 times greater than the general population.

    Article • November 10th, 2010

  • 2009 Police Suicide Statistics

    Officer suicide rates are at least double of the general population. Any law enforcement suicide is one too many.

    Article • September 8th, 2010

  • Nightmares

    Nightmares are disturbing visual dreams that cause intense fear. These dreams are complex and often fairly long.

    Article • July 14th, 2010

  • Just a Typical Cop?

    No definitive police personality profile has ever been identified, despite the widespread belief one must surely exist, but do most cops share some common personality traits?

    Article • May 5th, 2010

  • Sexual Addiction

    The National Council on Sexual Addiction Compulsivity estimated that 6%-8% of Americans (18-24 million people) are sex addicts.

    Article • April 14th, 2010

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