About Dr. PattyPatricia Leigh Bay, Psy.D. is a licensed Marriage, Family Therapist with a private practice in Redding, California. Since 1979 she has loved working with children, adolescents, adults, families and relationships.
Tag Archives: FTD; Frontotemporal Degeneration; Frontotemporal Dementia;
Rich wrote this a couple of days ago. He rides an emotional roller coaster all day long. It is often tortuous for him. It is really hard to watch and I often feel helpless to stop his pain. As I … Continue reading
Rich and bv FTD (Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Degeneration) Hi Everyone, I know I have needed to do some more posts in my blog. I’m sorry, but FTD has become a huge issue of time, exhaustion and uncertainty. I made this … Continue reading
Rich shares a common diagnosis with the man in the linked article below, Howard Glick. They have become friends. Howard’s attitude and resilience have already begun to help Rich take a new look at his own disease, Frontotemporal Degeneration. It … Continue reading
Many people have been asking me why I haven’t posted anything on the blog in awhile. I’ve been giving that some thought and decided it is because I am working hard at accepting the “new normal.” The irony of the … Continue reading
I am not a “formally religious” person, however I follow a spiritual path and believe in a higher power. Since I have been struggling with this illness, family and friends have told me with extreme sincerity, that they pray for … Continue reading
Many people have asked how we came to this diagnosis of Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD). It’s been a long and difficult journey, the telling of which may help others facing similar situations. Rich and I have been together since we were … Continue reading