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 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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  • Loyalty As Part of Character Development


    This topic was discussed by Dr. Braccio with Tony Conley on the Toney Conley Show on 7/7/12.  A sense of loyalty is something most of us hopefully gain in family interactions or early in life in important personal interactions.  Loyalty is a learned behavior that once developed allows one to develop positive relationships with family, […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 7-10-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio discuss Worker Negativity in Difficult Times    Dr. Braccio discusses worker negativity and what to do to change it on the Toney Conley Show.  Worker negativity is an unfortunate outcome in the workplace.  This is particularly true in this ongoing period of high unemployment, underemployment and job uncertainty.  Common examples of […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 6-26-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio and Tony Conley discuss the 4th of July and what it means to them in the latest installment of Speaking Psychologically. They also speak of immigration, sacrifice, and family. Dr. John H. Braccio is the son of Italian immigrants and married to a Cuban immigrant.

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  • Retirement Blog


    The last Q/A newsletter we sent out related to a woman who wants to retire but her husband wants her to keep working until he can retire.  As the baby boomers reach retirement age, questions about when to retire are very common.  I deal with them regularly.  Typical questions are as follows: 1. Can I/we […]

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  • Husband’s OK Isn’t Essential


    Question Dr. Braccio:  I’m actually both hurt and angry with my husband.  I can retire in four months and want to.  I’m worn out physically and mentally.  He can’t retire for four years and wants me to continue working.  He says we can save more money and retire at the same time.  When I told him […]

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  • Don’t Be Fenced In By Others’ Expectations


     Question  Dr. Braccio:  I recently returned to the area after earning a graduate degree and getting a very good job.  My problem is an odd one.  I’ve found a women full of love and very loving whom I’ve been dating that I’ve fallen in love with.  The problem is my family and two best friends […]

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  • Negative TV Ads


              Negative TV Ads   Dr. Braccio talks to Tony Conley about negative ads on the Tony Conley Show     During this growing height of political ads a question can be….Why do politicians use dirty ads?  The following are some points for discussion:  1.  People seem to be far more […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 06-05-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio as he discussses with Tony the effects of negative ads and why politicians use them.

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  • Unexpected Death of Loved One is Especially Hard


    Unexpected Death of Loved One is Especially Hard     Dr. Braccio talked on the Tony Conley Radio Show about the grief, pain and guilt that can occur when a loved one unexpectedly dies.   The following points are discussed:   1.  An exceptionally difficult time is made worse by lack of preparation. 2.  Closure […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 5-22-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio discuss with Tony bereavement and dealing with the unexpected loss of loved ones.

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  • Signs of Spousal Betrayal


    Hello Everyone! I recently had a conversation with a person who told me how betrayed she felt when she realized her husband was having an affair.  She asked I advise people of the typical signs that an affair is occurring.  She says she “foolishly” missed or tried to ignore them and wants to make sure […]

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  • Signs of Spousal Betrayal


    Signs of Spousal Betrayal Posted on: 05/23/2012 4:49pm Hello Everyone! I recently had a conversation with a person who told me how betrayed she felt when she realized her husband was having an affair.  She asked I advise people of the typical signs that an affair is occurring.  She says she “foolishly” missed or tried to […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 05-15-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio’s segment today with Tony discussing overzealous parents watching their children play sports.

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  • Speaking Psychologically 05-08-12


    This week Tony and Dr. Braccio talk about Depression, Chronic Pain and Headaches.

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  • Depression, Chronic Pain, and Headaches


    Depression, Chronic Pain and Headaches   Depression is a condition where the person is sad and experiences little or no joy in life.  The person needs a balance in life and positive outlook.  Depression and chronic pain with headaches are difficult to copy with and often run together.  The effects can be so devastating to […]

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  • Commitment Fear Tarnishes Proposal


    Question: Dr. Braccio:  I’m struggling and nervous about something everyone thinks should make me happy.  I’m fifty years old and have been dating a wonderful widower.  He has asked me to marry him.  My kids, friends, family and his family are happy for me.  We met at church and even the pastor is happy.  The […]

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  • Speaking Psychologically 05-01-12


    Listen to Dr. Braccio discuss with Tony Conley how many adult children inappropriately manipulate grandparents to take their responsibilities in raising their children. He says grandparents need to determine what is reasonable support and what is manipulation by their children to get them to take on their responsibilities. Dr. Braccio specifically mentioned the following manipulation […]

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  • Look Out For These Manipulative Signs


    Look Out For These Manipulative Signs Question   Dr. Braccio:  My daughter knows how to push my buttons to always get me to do what she wants.  I always say I won’t allow her to do it again but she never fails.  For an ongoing example, we love our grandchildren but she drops them off whenever she wants […]

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