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Couples therapy

Couples Therapy in Los Angeles for New Parents

Becoming a parent is rewarding. For some, it even provides a sense of purpose. While there are many beautiful parts to parenthood, it does come with its trials and tribulations–and will change the dynamics of a couples relationship. For some couples bringing a child into the picture can experate problems in the couples dynamics. Couples…

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trauma therapy in Los Angeles

Leave Toxic Relationship with Trauma Therapy in Los Angeles

The beginning of a  new relationship is exciting, full of fluttery feelings. Most likely, it’s filled with frequent communication and time together. For some, it feels addictive, and that is when it is alarming. Love is slow, patient, and develops with time and getting to know each other. A toxic connection on the other hand…

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depression in Los Angeles

Treating Women’s Depression in Los Angeles

The gender gap is not limited to wages–it exists in mental health too. While it is unknown exactly why many more women suffer from depression than men, it is known that there are critical elements that differentiate the experience of men and women. With a large population in an urban city, it is important to…

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Working Through Child Trauma With a Trauma Professional

When a child experiences being in a severely dangerous position, their world shatters as they no longer feel safe. This dramatic shift in a child can alter how they perceive the world. Unfortunately, it may have long lasting effects if not worked through. A trauma professional can help adults work through the persistent feeling of…

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Trauma Resiliency Model

How the Trauma Resiliency Model in working with Oppressed Population

Living in a society that practices discrimination regarding certain groups can be an underlying cause of trauma and depression.  It may come with not being understood, isolation, and unfair treatment—which can affect mental health. For many, discrimination can lead to a life of trauma. The trauma resiliency model, a somatic alternative therapy, can help people…

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Mindfulness Somatic Healing

Mindfulness Somatic Healing For Sexual Assault Survivors

Regaining trust in the world after sexual assault is challenging. A survivor may disassociate from their own body in response to fearful situations and in order to overcome the danger. If a survivor suffered abuse in childhood, they may have a limited sensory and emotional awareness overall. Body psychotherapies can help people have a body…

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