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David M.

David J. Miller is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Counselor living in Fresno, California, the heart of Californiaâ??s Central Valley. He is currently employed by Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health in the crisis unit, where he works with clients with a... Full Bio
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Ways to be more likeable by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Ways to be better liked Some people are just easier to like than others. No, likeability is not genetic. Likeable people have certain skills that they e ... Read on »
Relationship mistakes to avoid by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller How many of these relationship mistakes do you make? Thinking that relationships should be easy Life is difficult some times, so are relationships. If t ... Read on »
Unpleasant truths you need to face. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Life principles you need to accept. Do you spend a lot of your time and energy worrying about what others will think of you? Low self-esteem? Do you bea ... Read on »
Hope- the missing Mental Health ingredient. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Without hope treatment for mental illness is ineffective. A large doses of hope may turn out to be the most effective treatment for mental illness. It i ... Read on »
Times you need to change by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller 10 Warning signs that it is time to change your life Dedication and perseverance are important characteristics. Plenty has been written about the need t ... Read on »
Happy life skills. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Want a happier life? Learn these skills. A happy life does not just happen by chance. Happiness is not a commodity that can be bought with large quantit ... Read on »
Today is World Mental Health Day by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Raising awareness of mental health issues. Today is the official World Mental Health Day. Each year on October tenth a day is set aside to remind people ... Read on »
Learning to love yourself. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller If you do not like yourself you make it hard for others to like you. During the growing up process you can accumulate a lot of negative attitudes toward ... Read on »
How to tame and train emotions and feelings. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller 3 step process for making feelings a part of your recovery.   There was a time, back in the Victorian days when feelings were suspect and the goal was t ... Read on »
Do you believe these happiness lies ? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Most of us have some lies we tell ourselves every day. You may have been told these lies by others. Some are little ones and keep up hope. The big ones ... Read on »
What causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What do were really know about who gets ADHD and why? Developmental Psychopathology is the discipline that studies why one person gets a mental illness ... Read on »
Top Ten Life mistakes you need to avoid. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Top ten life mistakes to avoid. When you are rushing through life there are things that look important and things that look like you can put them off. E ... Read on »
How many kinds of attention are there? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller You need more than one kind of paying attention skill One kind of paying attention skill is not enough. From the first day of life you had to pay attent ... Read on »
What do you do if you are allergic to smoke? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller How do you work around smokers if you are allergic to smoke? This question originally came to me as an email from a counselor who is allergic to smoke. ... Read on »
Ways to take care of yourself. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller You deserve to be well cared for. Did anyone teach you how to take care of yourself? Did they tell you that taking care of yourself is being selfish? Do ... Read on »
What is causing the ADHD epidemic? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and why is it on the rise? ADHD appears to be everywhere. It is spreading faster than obesity. I ... Read on »
What is a mental health relapse? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Do people with depression, anxiety or emotional problems relapse? The term “Relapse” is increasingly being applied to mental illnesses and for good reas ... Read on »
My Stomach Growls When I am Hungry by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Originally posted on Raising 5 Kids With Disabilities and Remaining Sane Blog I admit it, my life revolves around food. I start the day with breakfast; eggs, toast and tea. ... Read on »
Why couples have communication problems by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller There are reasons why two people have communication problems. When couples come for relationship counseling the most common description of the problem i ... Read on »
Writing a Great Paper or Report the Easy Way by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Writing a great paper or report can be easier than writing a bad one. A few simple steps can transform a major difficult project into a manageable one a ... Read on »