Doctor John Braccio, Ph.D.

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  • AD/HD

    Comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations that address the AD/HD hallmark features of Inattention, Impulsivity and Hyperactivity.

  • Learning Disability Evaluations

    Comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations that assess the full range of learning disabilities.

  • Individual Counseling

    Individuals work in are supportive environment to identify problem areas and help them learn to overcome them.

  • Family Counseling

    Families work in supportive environment to identify problem areas and learn to overcome them.

  • Anger Management

    Anger Management is when one identifies his or her anger triggers and finds strategies to eliminate them and replace them with appropriate beliefs and behaviors.

  • Don’t Let Kids’ Ex Push You Around


    Question Dr. Braccio:  My nine and eleven year old children are being very mean and unfair to me.  Their father and I divorced eight years ago.  He began dating even before we separated and the kids never complained.  For the first time, I have met a kind man at our church through our minister and […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 2-1-13


    The following are True Friend traits I believe are very important.  All of us could consider how each of us measures up:  1.Respect.  2.  Kindness.  3.  Do not try to make the friend into someone they are not.  4.  Understand when not understood by others or even themselves.  5.  Listen and understand what the friend […]

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  • Help Son Express Feelings of Anger


     Question Dr. Braccio:  Our eight year old son is having problems dealing with anger and frustration.  He’s blowing up and sulking if he does not get his way or is stymied in something he wants to do.  This is a relatively new problem.  It does not happen all the time, but enough to cause us […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 1-22-13


    Dr. Braccio discusses “How Parents Can Best Limit Problems When Adult Children Return To The Home on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 1/22/13      We can discuss what parents need to do to try to make it work with clear parameters.  We can also discuss what children need […]

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  • Help Daughter Return, But Be Cautious


    Question Dr. Braccio:  My husband and I have been leading a pleasant retirement life for the past six years.  Our four children and their families who live in the community are doing well.  The concern is that our oldest daughter, who has caused us great heartache, wants to return to Michigan to start anew and […]

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  • Make Sure Joking is Fun, Not Offensive


    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our 13 year old son is just a plain tease.  He loves to kid people, tell jokes and be the center of attention.  He’s a leader.  Our concern is that he can be very annoying.  At times, he doesn’t know when to stop and can be offensive to family and friends.  The […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 01-02-13


    Dr. Braccio discusses “Successful New Year’s Resolutions” on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 1/2/13  Dr. Braccio discussed how to choose resolutions, how to be successful with them and how to deal psychologically when you are not being successful.  Typical New Year’s Resolutions are:  1. Weight loss.  2.  Fitness or exercise […]

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  • Keep Close Eye on Teenage Son’s ‘Friend’


    Question  Dr. Braccio:  My seventeen year old son is strongly influenced by a person he thinks is a friend but is someone who always lets him down.  This is said even though he’s always friendly to his face.  He says he’s coming over and doesn’t show up.  I’ve warned him about him and he seems […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 12-26-12


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 12/25/12 – Christians as a Personal Reflective Period     The Beauty of Christmas for Christians, non-practicing Christians and many non-Christians is that it is a reflective period when millions of people are exposed to love from family, loved ones […]

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  • Christmas Blog


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 12/25/12 – Christians as a Personal Reflective Period     The Beauty of Christmas for Christians, non-practicing Christians and many non-Christians is that it is a reflective period when millions of people are exposed to love from family, loved ones […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 12-18-12


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 12/18/12 – Barbaric Murder of Innocents in Newtown, Connecticut   Dr. Braccio and Tony talk about the horrible murder and suicide events in Newtown, Connecticut.  To slaughter young innocents goes into the unthinkable.  Two mothers I know have called me […]

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  • Be Kind and Reach Out To Others During The Christmas Holiday Period


    One need not be a psychologist to see that this time of year is very hard for a lot of people emotionally.  Sadly, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations along with any other celebrated holidays remind many people of happier times.  Since then, many family members may have grown apart, developed into separate units or simply […]

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  • Gently Tell Daughter About Past


    Question Dr. Braccio:  My seventeen year old daughter is having a hard time emotionally.  Her father died in a car accident when I was pregnant with her.  He was speeding and ran into a tree.  Her stepfather adopted her when we married and she was three years old.  They love each other and he treats […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically Gambling Addictions 11-27-2012


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 11/27/12 on Gambling Addiction Gambling Addiction is sadly too typical in our society.  Often the gambling addict and family try to hide the addiction and the pain is often not known by others except for extreme cases.  The key is […]

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  • Betting: It’s Not Worth the Gamble


    Question Dr. Braccio:  My sister is devastated.  Her daughter has left her husband at least temporarily with her two children to live with her because her husband has a gambling addiction and has thrown their money to the wind.  She found out his gambling was far worse than she ever imagined.  Video poker is what […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 11-20-12


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 11/20/12 About Thanksgiving   Thanksgiving Day is a time of Individual Thanks.  It is a time to find things to be grateful for.  It can be a day to start on a positive life journey where greater appreciation for what […]

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  • Dealing with an 8 year old with bad behavior


    Dr. Braccio talks on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 11/13/12 about an 8 year old with bad behavior     She thinks she is always right and gets everyone mad at her both at home and school.  Teachers are annoyed with her attitude and it does not allow her to […]

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  • Help Daughter Change Her Attitude Now


    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our eight year old daughter isn’t realistic.  She always thinks she’s right and gets everyone mad at her.  Teachers find her annoying and she can’t keep friends her own age.  What can we do?  My husband is ready to pull out what little hair he has left and I’m at a loss.  […]

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  • Only The Fear of Failure Can Deter Dreams


    Only The Fear of Failure Can Deter Dreams  Question  Dr. Braccio:  My wife and teenage son were talking with me about why none of my “great ideas” ever help us.  I’ve got a good job but my ideas only help my employer.  I just never seem to put my ideas into action.  They want me […]

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  • Stop Your Teen’s Bad Behavior


    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our son is in the 11th grade and is developing a bad attitude towards us.  He has generally been a good son over the years.  He’s attractive, smart and well liked.  This seems to be going to his head and he’s getting lippy.  My husband is ready to take everything away from […]

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