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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couples therapy in Los Angeles

Survive Holiday Stress With Couples Therapy in Los Angeles

The holidays are an exciting time to share with your partner. There’s a lot of eating, gifting, bonding, reminiscing, and messages of joy. The holidays can also bring plenty of stress as we’ve been programmed to meet many expectations. Handling the holiday stress alone is a heavy enough task; doing it as a couple can…

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somatic experiencing

Using Somatic Experiencing to Cope with Anger

An angry person can catch us off-guard if the anger seems to come out of nowhere or if the reason for their anger appears trivial. However, it’s important to acknowledge that some people instinctively respond with anger when they feel trapped in a similar situation from their past– this can be a symptom of PTSD….

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anxiety in Los Angeles

How to Deal with Anxiety in Los Angeles

People flock in droves to make a brightly-lit skyline the landscape of their choice. The allure of better opportunities, an excess of outing options, and convenience make urban city life desirable–and rightfully so. While these things are a major plus, it isn’t always fun and games. Cities come with their own set of challenges: overpopulation,…

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Attachment Focused EMDR

Learn About Attachment-Focused EMDR

Since its inception, EMDR has been helping people conquer their symptoms of PTSD. While it has been widely utilized by therapists, with great success protocols to address developmental trauma have been a great addition to this already effective therapy. The original model has been adjusted to become applicable to a greater population of people dealing…

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