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
I am so saddened to tell everyone that the world lost a great man, my husband, Richard Bay, on January 8, 2016. His horrendous battle with Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Degeneration (bvFTD) is finally over. He is out of pain and … Continue reading
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
We Can’t Do This Forever (Click on the above song title to take you to Amazon to purchase the song.) Our daughter Tara, has produced her original song, “We Can’t Do This Forever.” My husband, Tara’s dad, is the drummer … 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
Illness in a home affects everyone. It touches each person in a variety of ways. Ally wrote this sign tonight and I did not even know what to say. I guess because she is right. I don’t think I’m fun … Continue reading
As you know, if you’ve been following my blog, I walk everyday to exercise and, more importantly, to find some peace of mind even for a little while. While I walk, I listen to music as a further support for … Continue reading
Rich’s intention to do chores and his actual follow-through are two very different things. Sometimes it takes little reminders and then it MIGHT get done.