About Dr. Lois Nightingale

Posted on Posted in Alcohol/Addiction, Anger, Anxiety Disorders, CBT, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Parenting, Postpartum Issues, Relationships, Therapy, Tolerance/Compassion, Work Stress/Anxiety

             Dr. Lois Nightingale is one of the very few psychotherapists licensed both as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. This means she holds both a masters degree and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, has completed the thousands of hours internship requirements for each therapeutic specialty […]

Social Anxiety and Alcohol Abuse

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Many people suffering with a Social Anxiety Disorder believe drinking helps them. Often their friends encourage this behavior telling them they “open up” and are “more fun”. Nothing could be further from the truth. Alcohol consumption can complicate a Social Anxiety Disorder leaving the person with even more anxiety or worse, addicted to alcohol.     Self-medicating Social Anxiety with […]