HOW DID HOARDING BECOME A DISORDER? The concept of hoarding has been around for nearly a century with roots in the psychoanalytical realm. Sigmund Freud characterized hoarding has part of the “anal” psychosexual stage of development. It was believed that being people with the anal personality were well on their way to developing OCD, hence […]

Relatives of a man who was shot and killed by a Portland police officer say he was legally blind and suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. OregonLive reports 36-year-old Andre Catrel Gladen was shot at a southeast Portland home and declared dead at a hospital Sunday. According to his twin brother Fonte Gladen, he lost an eye […]

Andrea Wise-Brown is a licensed psychotherapist and trained Hostage Negotiator. Her practice Intrinsic Motivation Counseling Services is based in Dallas, Texas. She earned her bachelors in Psychology/Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Kean University and her Masters in Education in Counseling at the University of North Texas.   Wise-Brown is a go-to expert for various news outlets and has consulted […]

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Mourners gathered for candlelight vigils in the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica to bid their final farewells to Lowell Hawthorne.

Lisa Brown Alexander is the CEO of Nonprofit HR, the nation’s leading full-service human resources firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector. But despite her success, she was keeping something secret from her family, friends and colleagues. “I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years.” Alexander’s book Strong On the […]

Dawn Kamilah Brown, M.D. is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Medical Specialties as a board-certified physician in both child & adolescent psychiatry and general/adult psychiatry. She is the owner, CEO and sole practitioner at ADHD Wellness Center and has 2 private practice locations in the […]

Dr. Jennifer Caudle is a board-certified family physician who is also an associate professor at Rowan University in New Jersey. Caudle is a well-known medical expert in the Philadelphia area often appearing on CNN, Fox 29  and CBS 3. Caudle wants African-Americans to prioritize mental health and to know the difference between mental health and […]

Listen to Senator Hughes interview with Roland Martin above. Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes is known by Philadelphians as a hands-on legislator with an active community agenda. As part of that agenda, the West Philadelphia native has been a major part of raising awareness for HIV/AIDS along with his wife, actress Sheryl Lee Ralph and […]