How EMDR Works

30 Apr

I now incorporate EMDR into my therapy practice.  I am trained in EMDR and find it to be one of the most valuable techniques I have utilized in my 17 years in practice. Developed to address trauma and PTSD, it is now widely used for all sorts of challenges clients bring to therapy. How EMDR […]

Helping Colleagues | Individual Therapy Orange County

14 May

How to Have a Conversation with a Colleague Friends can help get friends into important and effective care. Often friends or colleagues are the first, and sometimes the only, ones to notice when someone is experiencing a mental health disorder. It may be among the toughest conversations you ever initiate. But when you think a […]

Couples Counseling Irvine | Five Ways to Create Better Relationships

18 Feb
Couples Counseling Irvine | Five Ways to Create Better Relationships

Couples Counseling Irvine – Good relationships bring happiness and health to our lives. There are basic ways to make relationships healthy, even though each one is different — parents, siblings, friends, boyfriends, girlfriends and roommates. Here are five ways to create Better Relationships! Keep expectations realistic. No one can be everything we might want him […]

Adult Trauma Therapy Orange County| Understanding the Trauma Adults Experience from Being Abused as Children

23 Jan
Adult Trauma Therapy Orange County

Adult Trauma Therapy Orange County | Understanding  and Trauma Adults Experience from Being Abused as Children Child abuse by family members is one of the most destructive kinds of ongoing trauma, because children are still developing neurologically and psychologically, and are vulnerable to intense stress. They generally cannot escape their abusers, and would not even choose […]

Law Students, Lawyers and Depression | Depression Treatment Orange County

17 Sep
Depression Treatment Orange County

How do you know if you, a classmate, or colleague needs help with depression? The first thing to know is that seeking help is a sign of strength. If you’re worried or concerned, go with the inclination and ask for help! This is never a wrong decision. Truly, seeing a professional can make a difference. […]

The Benefits of Pets on Mental Health | Stress Relief Orange County

24 Jul
Caring for your pet can help you

How Caring for a Pet can Make You Happier and Calmer The average domestic pet, such as a dog, cat even a goldfish can provide us with many therapeutic benefits. Pets can ease loneliness, reduce stress, promote social interaction, encourage exercise and playfulness, and provide us with unconditional love and affection. How pets can affect […]

What is Trauma? | Trauma Therapy Orange County

25 Jun

Traumatic experiences can occur in a broad range of contexts and circumstances. In fact, a traumatic reaction is a completely subjective experience – different people interpret and react to the same types of situations very differently. It’s not the incident that determines whether something is traumatic or not, but rather your personal experience of it. […]