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Dr. Georgia S. Noon

Psychologist

Dr. Georgia Noon is a psychologist practicing in Lakewood Township, New Jersey. Dr. Noon specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. Noon evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. Noon because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.
51 years Experience
Dr. Georgia S. Noon
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Accepting new patients

My sister had a car accident last month. What can we do to help her?

Your sister may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This occurs when an individual experiences a life-threatening situation. The best thing you can do for READ MORE
Your sister may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This occurs when an individual experiences a life-threatening situation. The best thing you can do for her would be to encourage her to seek counseling. Call your state psychological association and ask them for a referral to a psychologist who is experienced in treating PTSD. 

My husband gets very violent sometimes. What should I do?

Yes, your husband would benefit from counseling. He appears to have some unresolved issues. Anger management would be beneficial.

Why am I such an introvert?

Sounds like you have some self-esteem issues, and that makes you feel uncomfortable around other people. You may have thoughts of not being "good enough." A good therapist can READ MORE
Sounds like you have some self-esteem issues, and that makes you feel uncomfortable around other people. You may have thoughts of not being "good enough." A good therapist can help you with these issues. I srongly recommend counseling. 

My father started hallucinating. What can we do to help?

Your father may be having a reaction to his medication. Call the doctor who prescribed the medication. If the hallucinations are not being caused by the medication, then take your READ MORE
Your father may be having a reaction to his medication. Call the doctor who prescribed the medication. If the hallucinations are not being caused by the medication, then take your doctor for aconsultation with a psychiatrist.

I burst into frequent crying spells. Is it a sign of depression?

Frequent crying spells could be a sign of depression. Are you also experiencing sleep or appetite disturbance, low self-esteem, social withdrawal, fatigue, irritability, or low READ MORE
Frequent crying spells could be a sign of depression. Are you also experiencing sleep or appetite disturbance, low self-esteem, social withdrawal, fatigue, irritability, or low motivation? If you are experiencing any of these along with your crying spells, see a therapist for an evaluation. Depression is treatable, so please don't continue to suffer with it.

My son is 16 years old and afraid of his exams. Should I send him to a psychologist?

Your son appears to be suffering from anxiety. It would be wise to have him see a psychologist to treat his phobia and help him with his anxiety.

I have extreme mood swings.. Could it be due to my thyroid levels?

Please see an endocrinologist to get your thyroid checked. A low thyroid can cause extreme fatigue, which may be accompanied by symptoms of depression. High thryroid levels cause READ MORE
Please see an endocrinologist to get your thyroid checked. A low thyroid can cause extreme fatigue, which may be accompanied by symptoms of depression. High thryroid levels cause bursts of energy and increased appetite accompanied by weight loss. In either case, you should seek treatment by a specialist. Your mood swings could be related to your thyroid, but you should seek the aid of a therapist to treat your depression.

Are feelings like depression and jealousy normal or do they need to be treated?

Many people suffer from depression, and negative thoughts and feelings accompany depression. The good news is that depression can be treated. I strongly suggest that you seek treatment READ MORE
Many people suffer from depression, and negative thoughts and feelings accompany depression. The good news is that depression can be treated. I strongly suggest that you seek treatment so you can rid yourself of your negative feelings.

My brother's illness bothers me a lot. I am sleep deprived and I need some help.

It Is not surprising that you are troubled by your brother's illness. I am assuming that your brother is under psychiatric and psychological care -- if he is not, he should be, READ MORE
It Is not surprising that you are troubled by your brother's illness. I am assuming that your brother is under psychiatric and psychological care -- if he is not, he should be, There is help available for his disorder. I would recommend two things for you-- the first is that you seek counseling for yourself, and the second is that you contact the National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI) and attend one of their meetings. It is an excellent organization and extremely helpful to families of mentally ill patients. You can find their number online.

How important is having friends?

Having friends is important at every age. I would recommend taking your daughter to a therapist to determine if she is having self-esteem issues or suffering from depression and/or READ MORE
Having friends is important at every age. I would recommend taking your daughter to a therapist to determine if she is having self-esteem issues or suffering from depression and/or anxiety. I would also suggest getting her
involved in some activities where she can be part of a team or group effort. You may also want to talk to the school guidance counselor.

Depression and Alcohol..Chicken or the egg?

First, let me say congratulations on your 6 months of sobriety! I hope you will continue going to AA meetings. Although there is no direct cause/effect between alcohol use and READ MORE
First, let me say congratulations on your 6 months of sobriety! I hope you will continue going to AA meetings. Although there is no direct cause/effect between alcohol use and depression, there is a correlation, and the two often go hand in hand. An anti-depressant would be a great help with your depression, and while your GP is probably well versed on medications, I would highly recommend seeing a psychiatrist for the specific one to take in your case.

Can I go to a psychiatrist instead of a psychologist?

I would recommend starting with a psychologist or licensed clinical social worker. If that person determines that medication would be helpful, he or she will refer you to a psychiatrist. READ MORE
I would recommend starting with a psychologist or licensed clinical social worker. If that person determines that medication would be helpful, he or she will refer you to a psychiatrist.