Dr. Dunnewold offers advice for women who ask, "Do You Mean I'm Not Just Crazy? It's Not All In My Head?"
I say we have lots of research that says there are actual biochemical changes that happen in your brain as your hormones fall premenstrually. So we used to think women were just mean or being a bitch or whatever, and now we know women’s brains function differently because of these falling hormones.
So it’s in your head, but it’s very much a mind-body connection of how the hormones, the female hormones, interact with the brain hormones.
About Dr. Ann Dunnewold, M.A., Ph.D.:
Dr. Ann Dunnewold is a licensed psychologist practicing in Dallas, Texas. With 25 years experience helping women cope with life issues, Ann assist in addressing parental guilt and worry, creating a balance between family, self and work, postpartum depression, couples counseling and more. She received her M.A. and Ph.D in counseling Psychology from Ohio State University and is registered by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Dunnewold uses an eclectic therapy approach to focus on the here and now and changes thinking to change behaviors.