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4 Reasons to Meditate and Where to Begin

As knowledge of mental health grows, many people are accepting meditation as a healthy tool. In fact, instead of going to the gym, meditation is quickly growing as a new form of workout to help improve mental health… Read More

Social Media’s Effect on Self-Esteem

We live in a world that is inundated with social media. It has grown tremendously over the past decade. It pervades every corner of our society. Everywhere you look there is another social media website popping up: Facebook,… Read More

Good Sleep Supports Mental Health

When you’re able to get a good night’s sleep, you feel better – emotionally, psychologically, and physically. However, unfortunately, many people suffer from insomnia, sleep apnea, or other sleep disorders that prevent good sleep. Yet, this in turn,… Read More

Thomas Fire

Thomas Fire.   When you look at the these words, what are the first things that come to do your mind?   Fear, sadness, devastation, disbelief, somberness, loss of words, disconnect, sleep disturbance, community, family distress, financial strains,… Read More

Seeking Psychotherapy When You Have Social Phobia

Someone with social phobia has developed an intense fear of social situations and interactions. With such a fear, an individual can become incredibly self-conscious and strongly aware that they’re being judged and criticized by others. The feelings that… Read More

How Couples Counseling Can Help

Often, people find themselves in unhealthy patterns in their intimate relationships. On the one hand, these patterns can be challenging and debilitating to the relationship. And on the other hand, they are the very opportunity to help a… Read More

How to Relieve Chronic Anxiety

You could say that most people experience some level of anxiety, whether it’s stress or pressure or tension or worry. However, if your anxiety is constant or intense then it could be debilitating. You may need relief just… Read More

What is Major Depressive Disorder?

Major Depressive Disorder is a psychological illness that can create symptoms of enduring sadness and a general loss of interest in life. At times, those symptoms can feel overwhelming, leading to suicidal thoughts, ideas about harming oneself, or… Read More

There’s More to Depression than Pain

There’s More to Depression than Pain In the Los Angeles area, approximately 9% of the population have been diagnosed with depression. That’s about 623,000 people. And around the world, approximately 350 million people suffer from depression. According to… Read More

Accessing Deeper Parts of You

Accessing Deeper Parts of You It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day bustle of life’s demands. Perhaps today you needed to take your children to school, head to the bank, and then to work…. Read More