All Posts by Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones

Racism in Forensic Evaluations, Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles regarding racism in forensic evaluations.Part 1 | Part 2 (here) | Part 3 (coming soon)By Dr. Julianne LudlamRace has the potential to become a source of bias in all steps of a forensic evaluation, from the initial interview to the final recommendations made by the evaluator. […]

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Access To Care: Why Using a Student Counselor Makes Sense

Given the current stressors that we face with COVID-19, unemployment, racial tensions, and political unrest, more people are seeking support for dealing with anxiety, depression, and grief. However, some people do not seek services due to lack of financial resources. Here at KKJ, we offer sliding scale and pro-bono services, often through the use of […]

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What are the Cognitive Effects of Chronic Internet Usage?

The Internet today affects every aspect of daily life, from maintaining long distance relationships through social media, to educational platforms, to digital portfolios in business, et cetera. It is an expansive center of information that is available through computers, smartphones, smart televisions, and even in certain automobiles. While used in developed countries on an almost daily […]

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Social Connection During Social Isolation

How might these uncertain times, marked by extended periods of social isolation, be impacting us and the ones we love? Social isolation may be especially challenging for those living alone or in unsafe situations. Since the pandemic, we’ve seen a rise in domestic violence reports. Additionally, even when we seem to have all we need, […]

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Domestic Violence and the Coronavirus: Getting Through The Quarantine

By Tiffany Lesnik, Domestic AttorneyRaleigh, NCThe social isolation, fear, anxiety, and extreme restrictions that have been put into place amidst the coronavirus pandemic are enough to cause the most well-adjusted person to become uneasy, restless, anxious and depressed and to feel the need to escape. For those in relationships fraught with abuse, the social isolation, […]

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Infidelity Revealed

Did You Know???Couples who constantly argue about trust are at a higher risk for infidelity.Contrary to what many believe, infidelity is not just about opportunity. Opportunity paired with weakened self-control leads to infidelity.Men’s acts of infidelity are strongly influenced by their own characteristics, rather than the characteristics of their spouse.Women’s acts of infidelity are typically […]

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Is Your Marriage On The Brink? Can It Be Saved?

If you or your spouse are considering divorce, but are not completely sure that’s the best path, there is a new opportunity called Discernment Counseling. It’s a chance to slow down, take a breath, and look at your options for your marriage.It will help you:Gain clarity and confidence about what steps to take with your […]

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What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

In the age of social media, constant validation through likes, subscribers, and selfies has added a new term to the vocabulary of modern society: narcissistic. While the Greek god Narcissus is well known for glancing one too many times in the mirror, and those who are obsessive over their exterior appearance often coin the term […]

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What Is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is an extremely difficult disorder to deal with, both for the person who has it, and, for family and friends. BPD is characterized by severe mood swings that can lead to impulsivity, low self-esteem, unstable relationships, and extreme reactions to stressors, such as psychotic episodes, severe depression, or self-harm.People affected with […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder

We all have that one friend who will re-fold laundry that wasn’t folded “perfectly,” or who will obsess over a crooked painting on the wall with the excuse of, “sorry, it’s my OCD!” While crooked photos and wrinkled sheets are annoying, the realities of Obsessive- Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) stretch past organizational quirks and can […]

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