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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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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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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