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.

  • Choose To Be A More Positive Person

    Question Dr. Braccio:  I find anger over time is seeping into my life more and more.  I’m negative and so many things bother me.  My wife and mother, who lives with us, recently told me they’re sick of my negative attitude, fault finding and anger about everything.  I went to our adult son and his […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 9-10-13

    Dr. Braccio Talks About Psychological Aspects of MSU Football on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 9/3/13 and 9/10/13 Dr. Braccio talks about the psychological aspects of the ongoing dilemma of Michigan State University trying to resolve its offensive football woes. 9-3-13 John Braccio 9-10-13 John Braccio

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  • It’s Time To Stop Playing Old “Tapes”

    Question Dr. Braccio:  I’m always down on myself.  It doesn’t matter what I do.  I wait for bad things to happen.  I try to be positive but keep believing people will figure me out and see I’m not as good as they think I am.  My husband and 15 and 18 year old children tell […]

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  • Child Isn’t Doomed To Mental Illness

    Question Dr. Braccio:  My husband and I come from dysfunctional families with a long list of chronic mental health problems.  In fact, a major reason we moved here was to have a peaceful life way away from them.  We have done that but I’m worried about our thirteen year old daughter.  Except for some minimal […]

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  • 20-Year-Old Needs a Firm Set of Rules

    Question Dr. Braccio:  I am a single mother with three daughters ages 13, 17 and 20.  My two younger daughters get along well (with the usual sibling bickering) and when my 20 year old isn’t around, we have a quite cohesive home.  However, my 20 year old is a handful.  She just finished her second […]

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  • Emphasize Importance of Truthfulness

    Question  Dr. Braccio:  My thirteen year old son has caused me and his grandmother, who lives with us and helps raise him, a lot of hurt lately with lying over stupid things.  He tries to minimize it by saying all kids lie to their parents and grandparents and we’re going overboard.  We may have reached […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically- 07-17-13

    Listen to Dr. John A Braccio on 730 AM with Jack Ebling and Graham Couch discussing the future Michigan-Ohio All Star Game, the MLB All Star Game, and Max Sherzer’s mindset going into the remainder of the season with a 13-1 record.  

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  • Speaking Psychologically 7-9-13

    Dr. Braccio Talks on “The Drive With Jack Ebling” Radio Show on 730 a.m. on 7/9/13   Dr. Braccio talks with Jack Ebling and Graham Couch about a bizarre sporting murder in Brazil and the new book by Kirk Cousins.  The bizarre soccer incident in Brazil that is astonishingly over-the-top.  The referee stabbed and killed […]

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  • Grandparents Are Hurting, Not Helping

    Question Dr. Braccio:  I just heard you on the radio as a guest talking about ADD but was not able to call in with a question.  I’m very upset with my parents.  Our hard working nine year old daughter has been diagnosed with both ADD and a Reading Disability.  She is a wonderful and sensitive […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 6-25-13

    Dr. Braccio Talks on “The Drive With Jack Ebling” Radio Show on 730 a.m. on 6/25/13       Dr. Braccio talks to Jack Ebling and Graham Couch about his view that the Big Ten Channel and commissioner Delaney have it all wrong by the obsession with promoting Ohio State University and the University of […]

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  • Parents Need to Curb Sibling Rivalry Now

    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our 11 and 12 year olds fight all the time.  They have always been competitive, but now it seems even worse.  We’ve tried to ignore them as much as possible and say boys will be boys, but now they’re really getting angry with each other and fighting physically.  We’ve intervened and told […]

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  • Don’t Cave in to Parenting Pressure

    Question Dr. Braccio:  It seems being old fashioned about parenting is a flaw to many.  My husband and I live in a home filled with love where our 14 and 15 year old sons are to let us know what they are doing, where they are and with whom.  They have a curfew of 9:00 […]

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  • Make Amends With Late Husband’s Family

    Question Dr. Braccio:  My husband unexpectedly died six months ago.  Up until then, and we had been married nine years and have two boys aged seven and eight, his parents, older children of my husband and the rest of his family had nothing to do with me.  We decided to move a thousand miles away.  […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 06-04-2013

    Dr. Braccio Talks Family Guilt  on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 5/28/13   6-4-13 John Braccio

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  • Unhealthy Relationship Needs Work

    Question Dr. Braccio:  I’m feeling very defeated.  I’m a first year graduate student but my mother still controls me through guilt!  Of the three sisters, I’m the only one who can‘t break away.  She’s broken up two relationships of mine by putting what I see now as false doubts in my mind.  She now wants […]

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  • It’s Time to Start Acting Like A Parent

    Question Dr. Braccio:  My nine year old son knows how to push all my buttons.  He puts things off and always wants to do later what I want him to do now.  I talk to him, argue with him and plead with him to be more responsible for himself.  He fights with me, seems to […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 5-14-17

    Dr. Braccio Talks About One Of The Most Brutal of Sociopaths, Ariel Castro, on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 5/14/13   ARIEL CASTRO tortured, raped, chained up and held prisoner three girls for over ten years. The evil is so despicable it is hard to even imagine how a […]

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  • Urge Fearful Child To Try New Things

    Question Dr. Braccio:  My seven year old son is afraid of anything new.  He wants everything very predictable.  He’s loving but gets very tense and upset if we want to do something new or even if I change our routine.  His first grade teacher says I need to teach him to explore new things and […]

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  • Free Yourself From Prison of Others’ Approval

    Question Dr. Braccio:     I’m sick of my need for approval from everyone for all I do.  It goes all the way back as far as I can remember.  Even though I never quit trying, I could never do things quite right for my parents.  There was always the fatal flaw.  My husband tells me to […]

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  • Don’t Let The Boston Marathon Bombings Stop You From Living Your Life

    Question Dr. Braccio:  The Boston Bombings are really causing us turmoil.  My husband and I want to run in the Lansing Marathon this weekend but are scared there could be another bombing.  What do we do? Answer The Boston Bombings were despicable acts of evil.  We must not let terrorists control our lives.  On the […]

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