Trauma Treatment in Sherman Oaks

Trauma Treatment in Sherman Oaks for Dissociation

Often people who have experienced trauma suffer from dissociation but what does that mean.  The word dissociation can have several meanings. In the DSM-5 dissociation is characterized by a disruption in consciousness, memory, identity, emotion, and more.  However, dissociation occurs on a spectrum. We all dissociate at some times. It can be as simple as…

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Childhood Trauma in Los Angeles

Support for Those Dealing with Childhood Trauma in Los Angeles

Everything about dealing with childhood trauma is difficult. You may not be aware of just what kind of impact childhood trauma has had on you. For so many people, they’re still dealing with the fallout from childhood trauma every day of their lives, even if they don’t realize it. If you’ve ever thought “I’m so…

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securely attached in relationships

Become more Securely Attached in Relationships

All infants have an inherent need to attach to their parents or primary caregivers.  In fact their life depends on it. Not only is the helpless infant dependent on parents for food, shelter and safety, infants are born needing much more in order to feel securely attached in relationships. We know that infants need their parents…

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Receive Help with Grief and Loss in Los Angeles

Receive Help with Grief and Loss in Los Angeles

Grief and loss can be some of the most difficult symptoms to overcome.  Although the process is different for everyone, sometimes grief is complicated by other losses or past trauma.  Complicated grief may sometimes need professional assistance to help get through the pain. Here at the Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center ®, we have a…

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Art Therapy

Art Therapy to Tap into the Unconscious Mind

A moment spent admiring artwork can be transcendental, ethereal. It is a powerful way in which humans can connect–through emotions. It is also where the observer can catch a glimpse of the artist’s innermost truths that reside in the unconscious mind. As the surrealist movement aimed to rebel against the rational mind to unveil the…

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