Jewish Journal

I’m Worried

By Monica Farassat

January 31, 2012 | 9:55 pm


I have recently been obsessing over my future. I don’t know specifically what I am so worried about but I have been thinking about it a lot. With the new year, I think a lot about where... read on

  • Feeling Second Best

    By Golie Zarabi

    January 13, 2012 | 12:37 am

    Dear Therapists,

    I am 38 years old, and have been dating my girlfriend for three years now. She has a son from a previous marriage that is 10 years old. For the most part, he and I get a long very well. Sometimes he even calls me ‘dad’. Recently, I feel like his... read on

  • Feeling Guilty

    By Natalie Landver

    January 7, 2012 | 11:12 pm

    Dear Therapists,

    I am a 20 year old female and my parents have been divorced for over 5 years. My mom has been remarried for the past three. I feel close to her husband when I am around him and he has become another father figure in my life. However, when occasion’s and events... read on

  • Dear Feeling Lost

    By Natalie Landver

    January 5, 2012 | 8:47 pm

    Dear Therapists,

    I am 29 years old and my boyfriend and I broke up 3 months ago.  I was ready to get married, and he was more focused on his career.  He is in law school and still has a long road ahead of him before he is established financially.  Often he calls me to tell me that... read on

  • Can’t Control Myself

    By Monica Farassat

    January 4, 2012 | 9:16 am

    I have an issue with overeating. I live with my parents and they buy a lot of junk food. When I see food, I feel a compulsion to eat, and I do. I feel disgusted with myself. I want to change. I realize, though, that part of the reason I want to change is to look good on... read on

  • In Love & Concerned

    By Golie Zarabi

    January 2, 2012 | 6:27 pm

    Dear Therapists, 

    I am 29 years old and have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year.  We are very happy together and have been recently discussing a future marriage and a family. Though I am excited to be in such a loving relationship, there is one very important topic we have... read on

  • Confused Mother

    By Natalie Landver

    January 2, 2012 | 6:10 pm

    Dear Therapists, 

        I feel stuck in a very stressful situation.  My daughter is 23 years old and lives at home with my husband and I.  She is working at her first job and saved some money for herself, and has recently been bringing up the idea of moving into her own place.  She... read on

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Golie Zarabi is a Marriage & Family Therapist Intern. Golie practices psychotherapy in both English and Farsi. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of...

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