Dr. Elaine Ducharme


Psychologist Dr. Elaine Ducharme: Podcast on Depression

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Dr. Ducharme talks symptoms to look for and treatments available.



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog Emotional Needs During Retirement September 28, 2015

Last week I talked about preparing financially for retirement. That is, of course, what most people worry about. However there are a number of emotional factors that are important to consider. The American Psychological Association […]



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog September 21, 2015 Retirement…Can I ever afford it?

Retirement. It sounds really exciting for most. Many dream of lazy days and wonderful vacations. But at the same time, it can be very scary. Many worry they won’t have enough money to live the […]



Dr.Ducharme’s Blog September 14, 2015 Childhood Obesity

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. The American College of Sports Medicine notes that one in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health […]



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog: Don’t Let Workplace Stress Ruin Your Labor Day Holiday

Where did the summer go? I can’t believe kids are starting back to school and Labor Day is just around the corner. In today’s busy world Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to switch off […]



Dr. Elaine Ducharme: Managing Your Feelings After a Senseless Shooting

It is so hard to believe. Another shooting…and in such cold blood. The senseless killings of Alison Parker and Adam Ward leave us with so many difficult emotions. These two young people were just doing […]



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog August 24, 2015 Body Image

We live in a photo shopped world where the people we want to emulate look perfect on TV and in magazines. Very few women are really comfortable with their body image. The majority of teens […]



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog : Car Safety with Children

I published this blog last year. But, way too many children continue to die after being left in in a hot car. It is almost always accidental. Few people do this on purpose. And yet, […]



Dr. Elaine Ducharme – Changes for Victims of Domestic Violence

Best of Dr. Elaine Ducharme Blogs… July 19, 2010 The Hartford Courant reported on July 19th that it is estimated that there have been 10,947 incidents of family violence in Connecticut so far this year. […]



Dr. Ducharme’s Blog November 14, 2011

Best of Dr. Elaine Ducharme Blogs: November 11, 2011 Recovering from the storm!  This past week was rather strange. Most of us had our power back after The Storm and life seemed to be back […]