early childhood adverse experiences

Emotional Effects of Early Childhood Adverse Experiences

What happens to us as children can stay with us for the rest of our lives. The trauma from early childhood adverse experiences can linger with us long after we’ve grown up. There are many different kinds of adverse experiences. At the Trauma and Beyond Center ® our trauma-informed therapy can help you identify and…

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A Certified Trauma Professional

A Certified Trauma Professional on Depression and More

Where does depression come from?  Are we born with it, or is it a product of life experiences.   At the Trauma and Beyond Center ® we believe that most mental health problems have a basis in both biological as well as environmental influences. There may be a biological predisposition, but it is our early environment…

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Mental Health Treatment in Los Angeles

Safety, Trust, and Mental Health Treatment in Los Angeles

At Trauma and Beyond Psychological Center ®, we know that you have many different options for mental health treatment in Los Angeles. If you search for “mental health treatment near me” or something similar, you’re liable to come up with hundreds (or more) responses. When we established Trauma and Beyond ®  we did so with…

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Anxiety Los Angeles

Mindfulness: One Way to Deal with Anxiety in Los Angeles and More

“Mindfulness” may feel like the new buzzword in psychological treatment, but the term has been used in psychological treatment for decades and in spiritual realms for centuries.  Mindfulness has been proven to be an effective way to deal with anxiety and other symptoms, in fact, the “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction” program was instituted at the University…

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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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