San Francisco psychotherapist San Franciscans psychotherapists are being encouraged to embrace their geeky side as the city braces for the arrival of the 2017 World Cup.
A survey of 1,500 San Francis found that 50% of them have at least one friend who is a geek, a figure that has tripled in the past year.
A large percentage of them are married to or married to someone who is also a geek.
Psychologists, psychologists and psychologists who have worked with some of them say it’s not only a social faux pas that has helped foster their geek cred, but a way to get around a lack of formal schooling.
But what if we’re just more aware of our own geeky tendencies?
The first step is acknowledging them.
Psychologist San Francisco psychologist San Francisco, California, psychotherapeutic psychologist Dr. Laura Schmid says that there’s nothing more empowering than knowing that your friends are all geeky.
“If they don’t know that, they are not in the same position as the rest of us.
They may feel like they can’t be more geeky, or that they don, but they have the power to be more.”
“Geeks are not only being marginalized by society, but are being bullied as well.”
There’s nothing wrong with having fun, or being able to geek out, says Dr. Schmid.
But it’s important to remember that it’s a cultural norm, and that not everyone is going to be able to fit in.
“Goggles are not just for the kids, they’re for the nerds, for the people who are more geeked out than you,” she says.
“But people are coming to terms with that, and it’s really important for us to recognize that we’re all people.”
If you’re a geek and you’re feeling depressed or angry, seek professional help.
If you think you might be experiencing anxiety or other mental health issues, talk to a psychologist or other healthcare professional.
“It’s just like any other mental illness,” Dr. Schaub says.
If your parents aren’t aware of it, it’s possible to learn about your own geek identity by watching television shows like Star Trek, or the comic book series Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.
Dr. Frantz says that if your parents know, it may be best to take a few weeks off.
She also advises people to consider how much of their self-image is tied to their geek identity.
“Some of us are super competitive, and we’re always looking for ways to impress other people,” she said.
“So it can be hard for a parent to figure out if their child has the right amount of geek cred.”
It’s not uncommon for a child to grow up feeling like he or she is “too geeky,” but not knowing what to do about it can prevent you from getting the support you need.
“There are plenty of books and magazines out there that explain how to be a geek better than just talking about it,” Dr Frantz said.
But, she says, “It doesn’t mean that you need to have a lot of self-esteem issues or that you have to put on your nerd glasses and nerd hat to make yourself feel cool.”
Dr. Zander Scholz, a clinical psychologist who has worked with children with ADHD, says that some kids can be too attached to their own geekiness.
“For some kids, it might be like, ‘You’re not like me,’ and ‘You can’t do this,'” she says about a child with ADHD.
“They are so attached to that sense of themselves that they might just not have the social skills to say, ‘Yeah, I’m not that cool.'”
It’s important for parents to recognize when their child is going through a phase.
“I don’t think it’s fair that parents who are really into their child’s hobby are then having to go to work or make sure they are taking care of their child, when the parent is going into work and trying to get the job done,” she explains.
“The child has to figure that out on their own.”
To find out if your child is feeling anxious or depressed, check in with your doctor.
“That’s a good time to talk about how they’re feeling,” says Dr Schmid, as a way of keeping track of their progress.
You can also try to get your child to talk to you about his or her hobby, which may help them get more support.
“People are going to want to know how you are feeling about your geekiness,” Dr Schmit says.
It’s good to know what you need, but also to know that you don’t have to be overly geeky to be happy.
“What you want is to have your kid have fun, be confident, be independent,” she adds.
“A child with a sense of humor is going be a lot happier than one with a crush on a