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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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8 Ways to improve your couple’s communication. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Improving couples communication takes time and practice. Problems communicating is a common complaint in distressed couples. To improve communication be ... Read on »
Your thoughts making you anxious? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller 9 ways to tell if your thoughts are causing your anxiety. Is anxiety a constant feature in your life? Anxiety has its place. It tells you if you are in ... Read on »
What does my dream mean? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Ever wondered what you dream meant? Many readers email me about what their dream may mean. They want answers and hope I can provide them. Dreams can pro ... Read on »
15 ways to improve your attention and stay focused by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Here are 15 ways to boost your ability to pay attention and stay focused.   Most of us were never taught how to stay focused and pay attention. We were ... Read on »
5 Reasons Mental Illness and drug use hangout together. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Why do so many people have both Substance Use Disorders and a Mental Illness? Having multiple problems is so common today that we are surprised when som ... Read on »
Useful information about Alcohol Use and Abuse by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Looking for information about Alcohol Use and Abuse? By David Joel Miller Ever hear of the Alcoholism Awareness Council? I hadn’t. Recently I found this site, or more precis ... Read on »
Problems staying motivated? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Do you keep running out of motivation? At the beginning of a new project or a new relationship we all think we have plenty of motivation. Down the road ... Read on »
Rules for becoming a success by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Rules for creating a successful life. Following a few simple rules increases the chances that you will have a successful life. Keep in mind that it is i ... Read on »
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 »