Sex and Love Addiction

How Trauma Is At the Base of Sex and Love Addiction

When we speak about addictions, we generally think of substance abuse and drug addiction. Currently experts recognize process addictions including gambling, gaming, video, and shopping.  However, there is an often ignored and rarely acknowledged form of addiction that can destroy lives and relationships and is often rooted in severe trauma that can make it difficult…

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Trauma and Beyond

How Trauma and Beyond Center Helps You Move Beyond Your Past

Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center in Sherman Oaks, California, focuses on working with our clients towards finding resolution of developmental trauma  and shock trauma. It is our belief that trauma is at the root of many psychological and behavioral problems. When trauma occurs, the brain’s natural defense is to suppress or make unconscious these traumatic…

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Addiction Treatment

How Our Trauma and Addiction Treatment Can Help You Overcome Your Problems

Recovery from addiction is a lifelong battle endeavor. Addiction negatively impacts everything that we hold dear, from family life to work, and eventually it becomes impossible for the addict to live a normal life. Seeking addiction treatment  is a good start however in order to sustain long term recovery and a life worth living it…

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relationship issues

When Relationships Don’t Work

Often times those struggling with relationships are well aware of patterns that keep showing up no matter who their partner is.  They may find someone who seems quite different in the beginning only to notice later in the relationship that many of the problems they experienced with other partners are showing up again. Other’s struggle…

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Why Trauma Informed

Why Trauma Informed?

Trauma Informed You may ask what makes “trauma informed” therapy different then classic psychotherapy, and why this distinction is so important. We’d like to address this to help you understand why the trauma informed therapy is so crucial for trauma healing. Classic therapeutic approaches generally include styles such as psychodynamic, psychoanalytic, cognitive behavioral or family…

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What is Childhood Trauma

Childhood Trauma

What is Childhood Trauma? Trauma can take place in many forms.  Trauma that happens over time, often during childhood and often in the hands of a trusted relationship, has been called complex trauma, developmental trauma, or relational trauma.  Childhood trauma can come in the form of physical or emotional abuse as well as physical or…

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