anxiety in our Los Angeles

Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy: Another Way to Treat Anxiety in Los Angeles

Trauma-informed Yoga therapy may seem like something recent, but it’s actually been around for a long time. In fact, it started in the 1920s. Yoga, (which obviously goes back much further than that) can have quite a number of therapeutic benefits. Here at the Trauma and Beyond Center ®,  we utilize yoga therapy in our…

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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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Psychological trauma

Do We Really Need to Talk About My Childhood?

Psychological Trauma I’ve often heard this very question from my patients.  The answer is it depends.  If the goal of therapy is simply to reduce symptoms then the focus might be on tools and strategies to help regulate the nervous system, promote self-soothing and increase the ability to tolerate a variety of emotions.  This is…

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The 3 Stage Model to a Sense of Wonder

Outpatient Treatment Center Trauma and Beyond ®  is formulated on the premise that initial trauma work is best done in a stage model. At Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center ®, an outpatient treatment center,  we are aware that clients can become re-traumatized if the work is moved into too quickly without the proper creation of…

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