By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

Social Media is a relatively new technology, and there is not much research on how it affects our mental health. There are some obvious benefits of social media, including increased communication between long distance friends, helps others to feel connected, and can be positive for those…


By DR. MORIEL MCDUFFY

As a therapist, I hear people compare themselves to others all the time. In almost every example, it is a negative example. …


By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

Finding a therapist that is right for you can be difficult. There are many therapists, including licensed social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors of mental health, and some unlicensed but certified therapists. Searching for the right therapist can be confusing. …


By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

If you are a parent of a child with behavior issues, you may have asked yourself does my child have ADHD? ADHD is a common diagnosis for children. However, some argue that ADHD is over-diagnosed. What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and…


By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

If you have anxiety in certain situations, it can be normal. What is anxiety? In its simplest form, anxiety is worrying about the future or the unknown. For example, an athlete who is about to compete may have some anxiety. An athlete may experience butterflies in…


As I watch the Impeachment trial, I realize that Congress still does not get it. The raid on the capital is about outward corruption, dangerous rhetoric, and lies. Even after the crowd threatened to kill democrats and Republicans, most Republican senators still refuse to admit that Trump’s rhetoric and last…


Is it just me, or does the entire penal system seem to be going out of its way for those who raided the capital? Before January 6th, I would have thought raiding a federal building in Washington DC and threatening to kill officials would lead to immediate detention and felony…


By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

The events of January 6th have left many Americans perplexed and wanting accountability to those who lied for four years and the perpetrator’s Capitol raid. Many of the perpetrators were QANON supporters. We have to understand the theory to take a peek into their mindset. The…


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I want to start this post by being clear. In the last 4 years, several politicians were complicit in the lies and poor behavior Donald Trump has shown. Trump used many dog whistles to call upon racist extremists, including when he told the proud…


By Dr. Moriel McDuffy

As I watch Congress debate impeachment, a theme has emerged. Many Republican Congressional leaders are saying impeachment will further divide the nation. Some say it is an interesting debate. However, it’s an easy decision to impeach. You can tell who people are during a crisis. America…

Moriel Mcduffy

Dr. Moriel McDuffy has has a Ph.D. in Psychology. He has over 25 years of experience working with communities, and educating at multiple Universities.

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