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.

  • 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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  • Even The Tiniest of Lies Disrupts Family


    Question  Dr. Braccio:  My husband and I believe honesty is the most important quality to judge a person by.  Our ten and twelve year old children are generally truthful but do lie a bit about completing chores as we request and completing their homework.  They try to minimize the lies and we probably maximize them.  […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 9-11-12


    An interesting topic could be–POSSIBLE POSSITIVE EFFECTS OF DIVORCE–Divorce is a horrible experience under the best of circumstances. Regardless of the situation at the time of the divorce it is a time of shattered dreams of days gone by.  With that said positive effects can be–1.A new career.  2.Better self-esteem.  3.End of physical and/or emotional […]

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  • Middle School Transition Requires Studious Habits


      Question  Dr. Braccio:  My son is going to the middle school next year.  He’s well liked, fairly disorganized, and basically an average student without much effort.  His teacher is worried he’ll get lost in the middle school without being better organized and looking after himself without as much teacher support.  She also says he’s […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 9-4-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio and Tony Conley discuss on 1320 AM “It’s Time for Parents to Prepare for the New School Year”

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  • It’s Time for Parents to Prepare for the New School Year


    It’s Time for Parents to Prepare for the New School Year     Dr. Braccio talks with Tony Conley on the Tony Conley Show on 9/4/12 about parents preparing themselves and their children for the new school year.  Children and parents need a predictable environment for both to thrive successfully and even sometimes co-exist in […]

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  • Maximize Successes by Minimizing Time Spent on Past Failure


    Question  Dr. Braccio:  My seventeen year old daughter always seems to focus on negatives.  She never thinks things will work out positively for her.  In spite of her many successes, she interviews for jobs badly and always feels proven right when she does not get the job or what she wants.  I also do this […]

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  • Personal Success


    Dr. Braccio talks with Tony Conley on 8/14/12 about how success and failure when used appropriately can help a person have a good self-esteem. What is the meaning of personal success to every person and what is the meaning of personal failure to every person?  Of course, each is part of the process of the […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 08-14-2012


    Listen to Dr. Braccio and Tony Conley discuss individual personal success and using failure as a tool to learn from and be successful

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  • The Wisconsin Massacre


    It appears Wade Michael Page was a hateful homicidal sociopathic murderer.  Sadly, this is becoming more common with the breakdown of the family and a society seemingly dividing into more and more competing angry groups.  The sociopath and easily led person can be at their worst in such an environment.  A poor economy and lack […]

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  • Great-Nephew Needs Unconditional Love


    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our 13 year old great nephew has moved in with us from Illinois.  Our children are grown and out of the area.  He’s lost his parents and we’re his only family.  We didn’t know him well but took him in because we wanted to and there was no one else.  We could […]

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  • It Isn’t Too Late To Be A Good Dad


     Question Dr. Braccio:  I’ve not been a good father.  My seven and eight year old children care for me more than I deserve.  My parents and sister have taken up my parenting with my ex as I’ve been doing everything but looking after them.  My ex hates me but has wanted the children to think […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically July 17, 2012


    Listen to Dr. Braccio’s weekly segment from 1320 AM with Tony Conley as they discuss loyalty leading to character development.

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