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Premier Holistic Trauma Treatment Program for the Integration of Mind and Body PHP, IOP, OP

Trauma Therapy Los Angeles & Sherman Oaks CA

At Trauma and Beyond ® we strongly believe that psychological trauma is at the root of many psychological and emotional disturbances. Many survivors of traumatic experience are aware of symptoms that are causing persistent distress.

Symptoms such as problems with sleep, nightmares, flashbacks, avoidance of reminders of the trauma, and hyper-vigilance is just a few of the problems that may linger long after the trauma is over.

PTSD can occur after experiencing an overwhelming life- threatening event such as a natural disaster, rape, violence, or war. These experiences can leave long lasting symptoms well after the event is over. In the case of developmental trauma, trauma which is usually relational and repetitive overtime, a person may not be aware of how their past experiences can be linked to a variety of symptoms. Difficulties with connection to others, an overall sense of anxiety or dread, an overall numbness or feeling of not being fully alive are some of the reasons to explore trauma therapy. Sometimes, problems with addictions, depression, relationship issues, anger issues, anxiety or panic prompt people to seek treatment. We believe that very often trauma is at the root underlying these issues.

At Trauma and Beyond Center ® in Sherman Oaks CA, we offer cutting-edge psychotherapy modalities. This integrative style is best suited for holistic healing of body, mind, and emotions to help our clients heal from the wounds of early trauma which when left unresolved effects our capacity for self-love, healthy attachment, and nervous system regulation.

Trauma Therapy Treatment Program and Center

Our center provides Trauma Informed Therapy that not only addresses symptom reduction but can facilitate growth promoting healing. We invite you to explore our website to see if Trauma and Beyond ® can assist you in your journey.

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Trauma Therapy Los Angeles

Trauma and Beyond ® is a holistic treatment center where trauma focused therapy can help you to address what is keeping you from living the life that you want and deserve to live. Our goal for each of our clients is for them to experience a more satisfying connection to themselves and others. We believe that every human being deserves to feel aliveness and joy. Please explore our website to determine if you think we might be the right fit for you. You can also call us for a confidential phone consultation to explore whether Trauma and Beyond ® can help you or your loved one.

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Our Services


Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Our individualized IOP is designed to offer integrative trauma focused therapy for trauma and mental health issues. Depending on assessment, clients will attend 3-5 days per week. Learn More

Partial/Day Treatment (PHP)

PHP is our most intensive level of care and is designed to offer integrative trauma focused therapy for trauma and mental health issues. Clients attend 5 days per week. Learn More

Outpatient Therapy (OP)

Outpatient therapy can be individual therapy 1-3 times a week for individuals and couples. Our individual therapists offer a variety of trauma focused therapy styles. Learn More


Clients entering IOP & PHP levels of care will be given a psychological assessment to assist in treatment planning & diagnosis. Telephone consultation is also available. Learn More

Workshops / Education

Training and education for working with clients experiencing trauma and dual-diagnosis issues will be offered for mental health providers and treatment professionals. Learn More


HIPPA compliant Telehealth can be provided for clients who prefer not to come into the office. Telehealth is available for all levels of care. Learn More

Intergenerational Trauma Workbook

We invite you to read our book, Intergenerational Trauma Workbook: Strategies to Support Your Journey of Discovery, Growth, and Healing in Paperback

The Workbook features:
  • Intergenerational focus
  • Proven techniques
  • Supportive anecdotes
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"I have known Dr Barron and Dr Friedman-Gell for many years and have worked with both in many different capacities. Both are trusted colleagues and talented clinicians who always put patient care first. Their dedication to providing excellent care and their passion for their work will make Trauma and Beyond a valuable resource for many. I highly recommend them and their center."

Michael Roy

LCSW Founder/Executive Director | Clearview Treatment Programs |

"Through Trauma & Beyond, Dr. Friedman-Gell and Dr. Barron bring an invaluable service to the San Fernando Valley. I have known these two psychologists for many years. They possess deep knowledge of what happens in the brain and body, and not just the mind in cases of trauma. They also understand the importance of early relationship dynamics to current symptom expression. Anyone in need of treatment can rest assured of the depth of their training, experience and dedication for treating the whole person."

Terry Marks-Tarlow

Ph.D., clinical psychologist and author

"It has been our experience that trauma is at the root of most psychological and mental health issues. We understand that defenses are protective mechanisms that have served a life-long purpose. This understanding allows us to attune to nuances of each clients’ personal way of being in the world. We believe that our approach supports clients in discovering a sense of wonder and possibilities for themselves and their future."

Joanne Barron, Psy.D. & Lynne Friedman-Gell, Ph.D., Founders

"Both Dr. Barron and Dr. Friedman-Gell have always offered a helping hand in being able to assist our clients when I call them. They have open hearts, integrity, knowledge and years of experience in the field of Trauma daily life problems that arise with so many people. I respect, recommend, and support them in all that they do. They are seasoned clinicians, of great service to the community,. They are leaders, teaches and providers to those seeking assistance in being better!"

Shireen Janti-Reid

Director MUSICARES® |

"Dr. Lynne Friedman-Gell and Dr. Joanne Barron bring an expertise to trauma therapy through their many years of training and specialization focus. They have developed a program that brings cutting edge treatment modalities to clients by therapists who are skilled and compassionate. I believe clients who seek treatment from Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center will benefit from their exceptional care, and holistic model of healing through this comprehensive program."

Dr. Susan Krevoy

Founder and Director, The Krevoy Institute for Eating Disorders |

"Joanne and Lynne are two of the warmest and brightest therapists I know. I have known them for over a decade and cannot say enough about the quality of their work and even more importantly, their characters. Their understanding of treating patients with trauma will be a gift to the community and one that is so highly needed."

Jennifer Schneider, Ph.D.

Specializing in Eating Disorders, Addictions & Women’s Issues | Clinical Psychologist

"Over the past 6 years, I have worked with Dr. Friedman-Gell & Dr. Barron on many cases. They consistently provide high quality, compassionate care for those struggling with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders. I would recommend them without hesitation for any patient or family needing help with mental health-related struggles."

Ellie Mizani, MD

Board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology | Board Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine | Mental Health Center | Cedars-Sinai Medical Office Towers

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