Doctor John Braccio, Ph.D.

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  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal Affective Disorder

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  • Holiday Period

    Holiday Period

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  • Quick Tips To Help You Parent

    Quick Tips To Help You Parent

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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.

  • Speaking Psychologically 03-27-12


    Dr. Braccio discusses the recent success of MSU basketball and how unselfishness has benefited each of the players.

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  • Don’t Let Deadbeat Dad Spark “Victim Mentality”


    Question: Dr. Braccio: I’ve been having some bad feelings about my parenting and the attitude of my 10 and 11 year old children. My parents and three brothers are all very successful and have been very generous with us. My husband and their father left us alone years ago, lives far away, helps raise his […]

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  • Son is Right to Question Parents’ Habits


    Question: Dr. Braccio: We recently had a blow up argument with our seventeen year old son. He’s been finding a lot of faults in us recently. It has gotten particularly bad since he began dating a girl from a home where he says they live according to how they speak. We’re good people, but do […]

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  • Leadership


    Question: Dr. Braccio: My long time card playing friends and I have been debating what leadership is. Our views range from micro-managing to pretty much expecting employees to be motivated to do their best. What do you think? Answer: You are proving that everyone has a basic idea of what leadership is there is little […]

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  • Kids’ Education Should Be Top Priority


    Question: Dr. Braccio: I am struggling with moving my fourth and fifth grade children to a school where my husband’s two other children go to school. They are accepted as school of choice students but I feel like I’m deserting some parents who don’t have my choice for one reason or another. The problem has […]

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  • Help Your Daughter Become Independent of Others’ Opinions


    Question Dr. Braccio: Our sixteen year old daughter is popular but seems way too concerned that her friends approve of her and what she does. We have tried to stay out of it but worry. In spite o f all her successes and friendships, she cannot enjoy herself because she always worries about what others […]

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  • Quick Tips To Help You Parent


    Quick Tips To Help You Parent

    One of the most common problems encountered in a home is getting children up and ready to go on school days. The following question to me and my answer can be helpful to you. It is one of many Quick Tips I plan to give you in future newsletters. Quick Tips To Help You Parent […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 1-20-2012


    Can we help the Lansing City Council find cohesiveness? Can a dysfunctional group survive or even thrive? Also discussed this week; how to keep your New Years dieting resolutions.

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  • Speaking Psychologically 1-03-2012


    Dr. John Braccio discusses his pilgrimage to his ancestral homeland. Also discussed this week; Dealing with family anger.  

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  • Speaking Psychologically 12-20-2011


    Reflecting on the holidays and searching for a deeper meaning. Also discussed this week; Reconnecting with an estranged spouse and dealing with familial seperations.

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  • Spousal Verbal Abuse and Anger Management


    Question: Dr. Braccio: My husband and I generally get along fine. The problem is that every now and then he explodes and becomes verbally abusive. We never can figure out why he snaps. This seems to be happening more frequently. In fact he has twice broken his New Year’s Resolution not to get verbally abusive. […]

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  • Step In And End Controlling Relationship


    Question: Dr. Braccio: Our home has been in turmoil since our fourteen year old daughter began dating a controlling sixteen year old. Up until she met him, she was very close with us, the rest of her family and her friends. Even though superciliously charming, he’s completely jealous of her, wants to know where she […]

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  • Merry Christmas To All!!


    Christmas is a great National Holiday to celebrate. For Christians, it is the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ. For non-Christians it is the birth of a great human being who set a high standard for all humans and their behavior. A few good standards for all to live by would be: 1. “Do unto […]

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  • Ideas on Leadership


    Hello Everyone! On 12/13/11, I discussed Leadership on the Tony Conley Radio Show on 1320 a.m., Lansing, Michigan. If you desire to hear it let me know and we will email it to you as a service. Leadership is the ability to guide or direct an activity to successful completion. The organization directed can be […]

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  • Holiday Period


    Holiday Period

    The holidays can be a very difficult period for persons grieving the loss of loved ones, struggling financially, feeling a loss of happier times, separated from loved ones and in poor health. This is supposed to be the happiest of times as we hear the glories of Christmas and the holiday season. We must remember […]

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  • Grandma Must Respect Parents’ Decisions


    Question Dr. Braccio: We have a touchy situation with my mother-in-law. She looks after our two children after school until one of us picks them up at 5:30 or so. The concern is that we’re all way overweight and are trying to lose weight as a family. Our family doctor has us on a diet. […]

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  • Seasonal Affective Disorder


    Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Over the years, I have treated many persons for Seasonal Affective Disorder. This is a common disorder in a State like Michigan when there are cold and overcast days in the Winter. I believe the following Question/Answer may be helpful to you or someone you love. Question I dread winter more every year. I get […]

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  • Underemployment Can Cause Family Conflicts


    Underemployment Can Cause Family Conflicts

    The following question comes from a spouse whose husband is underemployed and the result is a family in turmoil. The suggestions I give could be helpful to you. In the difficult economy of Michigan, this is a common problem we see with families seeking counseling. At a positive level, be aware these are some things […]

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  • A Few Thoughts on Thanksgiving – 2011


    Thanksgiving is a great holiday for everyone. Regardless of how our life is going, we all have something to be grateful for. It can be a positive memory, a good deed to help others or a fun-filled family day to celebrate our love for family and God if we are so inclined. The level to […]

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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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