Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli

Clinical Psychology
Hopkinton, MA
47 years experience male

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Dr.Arthur P. Ciaramicoli

Hopkinton, MA

Address

6 Benson Rd. , Hopkinton, MA
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5084357711

Dr. Arthur P. Ciaramicoli

Hopkinton, MA

About

Bio

I am a clinical psychologist with over 35 years experience heading psychology departments and also maintained a faculty position at Harvard Medical School for several years. I have published 7 books, The Power of Empathy being a best seller and published in 7 languages, most recently in China. I am also chief medical officer for Soundmindz.org.

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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Relationships: Two years does not usually make a significant difference except in the early years. A young 18 year old man is likely to show more difference than a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Meds: Many people find a coded pill box with days of the week very helpful. Best.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Guilt: I don't think it is abnormal to experience guilt when returning to work but your guilt is telling you something that is woth being aware of, for insta... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Energy: You are very young to be limiting what you can or cannot do, check with your doctor to find out what is limiting your performance, it is unlikely to b... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Drug Treatment: Ask your insurance and call the california mental health department as well as the california psychological association. You can also goggle these org... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Negative thinking: Negative thinking is often a way of talking to yourself learned early in life. Realize we all write a partly fictional story of ourselves early in lif... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Bored: Talk with a close friend to help you understand what is causing your boredom and foggy feeling. If it doesn't lift consult your doctor, if you are cle... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Iron: 15-25mg for men, 18-30mg for women. Best.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Charley Horses: You may have a magnesium deficiency, ask your doctor to do a mineral/vitamin analysis. Best.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Alcohol: If you thinking your drinking may cause you to lose your family you obviously need help. Go to an aa meeting in your area, people will be very helpful... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
ETOH: Excessive drinking will not allow you in the long run to keep up with your clients as it will be depleting your energy, reducing your focus and interr... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Addiction: Some people have a genetic predisposition to addiction, others develop addictions in an effort to cope with the stressors of everyday life. Often I ha... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Enabling: Try to practice setting reasonalbe limits as when you tolerate inapropriate behavior you lose self respect and you are not helping your partner. Try ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Drug use: Not necessarily but if you are asking the question you are probably concerned that you are over using a particular drug. Ask someone close to you what... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Muscle Pain: Regular exercise at reasonable intensities should help you condition your muscles so that you do not feel unnecessary pain. If your pain continues con... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Clutter: Start slowly, one corner at a time, try to not be overwhelmed by the whole task, as you accomplish small victories you will likely start to feel bette... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Excess: Often when a behavior becomes excessive it is because it is being used as means to cope or avoid situations and people a person feels threatened by or... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
ETOH: If your asking if works suffers due to drinking the answer is quite likely yes, even if you drank excessively the night before it would have a negativ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Flu: Usually not dangerous unless you have other complications like pulmonary disease. See your doctor if you have symptoms. Best.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Relationships: Obesity reduces the energy level of one partner as well as overall health and produces significant worry in the other partner as it obviously is a ser... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Monitor how you talk to yourself, a negative self voice is often the key cause of depression, if you alter the way you talk to yourself, changing a cr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Shame: It is difficult but realize this is a common occurrence and not necessarily under your control. Consult a urologist for medical assistance. Best.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Consult with your doctor to rule out medical issues, if cleared ask for a referral to a mental health professional who specializes in treating depress... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Stress: Exercise regularly, at least 40 to 50 minutes, 4 to 6 times a week in your target zone, a little breathy. Eat a plant based diet, get plenty of rest, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Globally 350 million people suffer from depression and one in ten americans say they suffer from this difficulty so it is certainly not rare. Best.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Drugs: Write directly to the drug manufacturer as most have a discount plan they offer. My best.
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Erectile dysfunction: There are various reasons that cause this difficulty, some medical and others psychological. For instance men who are overly anxious when becoming int... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Empathy: In order to feel empathy for your boyfriend you have to enter his world and leave yours behind. Try to understand his experience from his perspective,... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Body Building: I would think, since you are using natural methods, you would feel proud of your accomplishments. Not sure how your workouts would lower self esteem a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Marriage: Everyone who is married, regardless of station in life, wishes for a loving marriage. When we fail or go through difficult times it can affect our spi... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Divorce: Initially they often feel awkward and afraid of sharing their parents. If over time step siblings are exposed to each other in reasonable doses with r... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Sleep deprivation can cause depressive symptoms and depression can interfere with quality sleep. Best.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Marriage: It depends on the commitment and willingness to grow and communicate clearly and with love and compassion.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Emotional Infidelity: Usually involves an intense emotional connection to someone other than your spouse that includes sexual fantasy but as of yet has not been acted on an... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Relationships: Gratitude is a key ability in maintaining intimacy. Those who are not appreciative are difficult to live with and cause undue stress for others and th... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Empathy: By developing your own empathic range you will teach your child to model your behavior. Empathy grows and expands as we witness its powerful affect on... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Guilt: If your guilt is excessive you want to examine the reality of your feelings. Does your absence warrant excessive guilt or are you a guilty person in g... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Stick to a plant based diet, stay away from simple sugars and saturated fats, exercise daily and both will help you avoid depression. If your depressi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Alcohol abuse: If your sneaking drinks you are likely in trouble, consider an aa meeting as they can be very helpful and contact an addiction specialist who can als... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Depression: Insomnia, eating too much or too little, reduced energy, stomach sensitivity, headaches, overall body discomfort. Best.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Self Esteem: Give to others, positive relationships, good self care, desire to learn, belonging to groups and associations, focus on self growth. Best.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Phone Therapy: Phone therapy can be effective when people are unable to meet in person, especially if you have met your therapist in person. It does not work well wh... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Divorce: Talking openly with your parents and your close friends as to how the divorce has affected you and releasing the emotions that go with this loss are i... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Suicide: A card filled with loving comments and my presence and attentiveness with consistency. Best.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Narcissism: Yes, especially when they hear this comment from many people, for instance group therapy is most effective as it is difficult to tell all 10 people th... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Mood Changes: Some people, who are extremely sensitive to how they are perceived can change their moods in seconds depending on whether their sense of self feels se... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Alcoholism: When alcohol is dominant in his life, can't have a good time without drinking excessively, can't seem to stop once he starts, had alcoholism in his fa... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Empathy: It is a sign of limited interpersonal skills which in some sense could be labeled interpersonal immaturity or of a self centered relational style. Bes... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Group Therapy: Group therapy can be extremely effective, especially when initially combined with individual therapy by the same therapist. My model is to see patient... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Anorexia: Anorexia is not an easy disorder to diagnose so make sure you are clear on what you are assuming. I would recommend talking to the person directly and... Read More
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Great responses. Very accurate. Comes highly recommended.
Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
Sep 13, 2013
thorough answers. an asset to healthtap.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I think you hit the nail on the head. Thanks. I thought I was going crazy. My gp is useless - he thinks all my malaises are in my head - he doesn't understand or doesn't...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My granddaughter is 9yr old. She had been gaining alot of weight. So I will try to encourage more activities outside. Any more recommendions are very much welcomed. Than...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you doc for this piece of advise....will follow as per yr note....will get back to you in case for any other query...thanka a lot.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Massachusetts - Summer
2013
Top Psychologist, First Place, National - Summer
2013
Top Psychologist, First Place, Massachusetts - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Chief Advisor, SoundMindz.org
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