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Dr. Josue Becerra, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Josue Becerra is a psychiatrist practicing in Columbus, GA. Dr. Becerra is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Becerra diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Becerra may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Becerra treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Dr. Josue Becerra, M.D.
  • Columbus, GA
  • Universidad El Bosque - Escuela Colombiana de Medicina Bogota, Colombia.
  • Accepting new patients

Drinking himself into unconsciousness

Given the history you have beautifully and succinctly described, the reality is that you cannot expect him to be honest with you at this stage or help him. Only when he learns READ MORE
Given the history you have beautifully and succinctly described, the reality is that you cannot expect him to be honest with you at this stage or help him. Only when he learns self-love and self-responsibility by working the 12 steps with honesty and courage, he will be able to help himself. You might be able to help him indirectly by helping yourself by participating in Al-Anon -and overcoming your own codependency. Meanwhile, I am recommending you the self-help book “Codependent No More” by Melodie Beattie.
Best wishes!

Is being obsessed with looks a psychological problem?

It is a problem IF your daughter cannot function, that is, neglects school or work responsibilities as consequence of the time that she spends in activities related to your described READ MORE
It is a problem IF your daughter cannot function, that is, neglects school or work responsibilities as consequence of the time that she spends in activities related to your described “obsession.” I hope this answers your question.

J. Becerra, MD