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.

  • It Isn’t Too Late To Salvage Relationship


    Question Dr. Braccio:  I’m feeling very badly about how my husband and I have treated our son over the years.  Even though often frustrating, he’s well liked and a good hearted boy.  He’s 15 and has just recently been diagnosed with AD/HD.  We’ve always been so critical of him.  We always thought his being hyper […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 03-12-13


    Listen to this weeks Speaking Psychologically segment featuring Dr. John Jr. speaking with Jack Ebling and Graham Couch of the Lansing State Journal on the conflict Spartan fans felt Sunday between rooting for Indiana or hated rival Michigan with Tom Izzo’s 11th B1G Championship in the balance. 1-22-13 John Braccio

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  • Early Intervention Will Help Quell Panic Attacks


    Question Dr. Braccio:  Our 16-year old daughter is going through a very difficult time.  Recently, she had heart palpitations, lost her breath, felt dizzy, and got very fearful when she felt a loss of control when we were at a school event.  Things got so bad we took her to emergency.  They said she had […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 03-07-2013


    Listen to Dr. Braccio talk with Jack Ebling and Graham Couch discuss Michigan State basketball. In this segment, the focus is on Keith Appling’s recent struggles and the team overall heading into the final stretch of the regular season.DrJohnBraccio_3-5-13

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  • Let Son Show You Joys of The Unknown


    Question Dr. Braccio:  My husband and I were talking about what we now accept as our lifelong obsession with security.  Our parents, who were from the Great Depression Era, raised us this way.  We’ve always been cautious and have secure governmental jobs.  My husband did not play sports in high school out of fear he […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 2-12-13 Christopher Dorner and his murders in California


    Dr. Braccio discusses “2-12-13 John Braccio” on the “Tony Conley Radio Show” on 1320 a.m. in Lansing on 2/12/13     Dr. Braccio discusses the murders by Christopher Dorner in California.  

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  • 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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