Dr. Jeff Gardere
Overcome by grief over the loss of her three young daughters in a tragic fire, Madonna attempted suicide — and experts tell HollyBaby.com exclusively how she can get the help and strength she needs to heal.
A heartbroken Madonna Badger, 47, bravely made it through the funeral of her three young daughters and parents, who she lost in a Christmas Day fire, but in the weeks following she tried to take her life after clearly not being able to handle the extreme emotional pain. She’s now been released from the hospital, and experts that HollywoodLife.com consulted suggest how she can begin to cope with such a devastating loss.
The news of Russell Armstrong’s suicide has shocked us all, but no one will be more affected than his estranged wife Taylor and her young daughter.
It’s hard enough to help a child deal with a parent’s death, but when suicide is involved, it’s that much worse. Experts say Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Taylor Armstrong should let her 5-year-old Kennedy know that her daddy, Russell Armstrong, has passed on and is no longer with her, even though Taylor’s initial reaction might be to hide the news from her for a while. Experts say therapy is the key to Kennedy’s recovery, especially due to the circumstances of abuse, divorce and suicide. Do you agree?
The supermodel is known to fight with husband Peter Brant, but this time she called the cops on a different Peter — her 18-year-old son! Experts weigh in on whether involving authorities in issues concerning your kids is OK.
Page Six reported yesterday, July 18, that Stephanie Seymour, 42, called the cops on July 4 in Greenwich, Conn. after having a dispute with her 18-year-old son Peter Brant II, the same son she was pictured smooching on the beach in St. Barth’s in January. But is this completely unnecessary? Experts share their thoughts on mixing cops and kids!
Poor little Bree Evans needs to be protected from her deluded single mother who is abusing her both physically and emotionally. Don’t you agree?
Sharon Evans, 33, may not be beating her eight-year-old daughter but she is battering her nonetheless. The San Francisco Dept. of Child Protective Services has launched an investigation into this frightening situation and I hope they move swiftly to end this abuse.Read more
There’s no excuse for dangerous temper tantrums, but after talking to anger-management experts, I’m convinced Chris has made progress and sincerely wants to be a better person.
Charlie’s crazy rants and mood swings in his wild string of TV interviews make everyone wonder if he’s mentally unstable. Experts tell us what they think is going on inside his troubled mind. And they say he needs help now!
What’s going on in Charlie Sheen‘s head that’s causing him to act out so much? Experts think that Charlie may be experiencing a manic episode — which signifies that he may have an underlying psychological issue like bipolar disorder.
Even though Jon Gosselin has been dating Ellen Ross for eight months, his ex-wife Kate still refuses to officially meet her! “Kate needs to drop all of her bad feelings,” Dr. Jeff Gardere tells us.
Kate Gosselin has only seen her ex-husband’s current girlfriend Ellen Ross in courtrooms and briefly during custody drop offs. The 35-year-old mother of eight (10-year-old twins Cara and Mady and 6-year-old sextuplets Joel, Collin, Aaden, Hannah, Leah, and Alexis) has refused to officially meet Ellen and gives her the cold shoulder on the rare occasion when the two have come face to face. Is Kate just bitter or jealous? Family therapist Dr. Jeff Gardere says there may be more to it.”It’s not unusual in divorces for someone to act this way towards their ex’s new partner,” Dr. Gardere, who consuls parents on the Vh1’s Dad Camp, tells HollyBaby.com. “There is a lot of bitterness there and that can be hard to see, even if that relationship is long over.”
Elin — it’s going to take time and tough hours of therapy but you CAN get over the trauma of Tiger and the scandal he brought on you all!
The good news is that you’re already well on your way to a full recovery from the betrayal and humiliation of your husband’s totally public infidelities. But it’s also true that you’re still angry and bitter. “There’s no way that after being completely humiliated, that Elin couldn’t still be angry — it’s only been a few months,” says Dr. Jeff Gardere, a psychologist and host of VHI’s Dad Camp. Read more
Reports suggest that Brooke was jealous of Charlie’s relationship with his daughters Lola & Sam from his previous marriage to Denise Richards, but experts say that she was actually green-eyed over his ex-wife!
The release of the police report detailing Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller‘s domestic dispute on Christmas Day last year revealed that couple’s argument began when they fought over Charlie’s close bond with one of his daughters from his previous marriage to Denise Richards. “Mueller was jealous of this relationship with his daughter,” the report reads. “The catalyst for this argument began when he shared a song for his daughter, whom he fathered by another woman!” But experts tell HollywoodLife.com that there is a deeper issue that caused the battle — Brooke’s fear that Charlie still had feelings for his ex-wife Denise!
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