Clinical Hear-Centered Hypnotherapy Many people appear to be skeptical when it comes to hypnotherapy and how it can have a positive impact on the way you think. There are many common myths about hypnotherapy which lead people to question its effectiveness. It has been used for over half a century to treat many dozens of…

While I was in rehab in Long Beach, California, I was in a very dark place after loosing my psychological practice, my athletic body, and to a large extent my freedom.  Returning from an MRI on a gurney, which terrified me because I am claustrophobic; afraid of both MRIs and elevators, a small Chinese woman…

Mind Body Groups for those who identify with female. Improve self awareness, confidence, strength, interpersonal connections, positive moods through therapy and movement to feel strong and connected to the universe and others. Movement exercises designed to help us replace helplessness with powerful challenges to make us whole. DBT is used to help regulate moods going…

“Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause.” ~ Cecilia Tran   “By Taking care of myself I have so much more to offer the world than when I am running on empty.” ~ Ali Washington   The outbreak of the coronavirus may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety can make one feel overwhelmed and…

First, if you are a Mom, sending you lots of love and appreciation for all you do and endure as a Mom… Second, if you are not a Mom, I’m sure there is a Mom in your life that you can Celebrate… And, third, we all have a Mother inside us to whatever extent. It’s…

As a psychotherapist, I often meet individuals, couples and families who at first describe the relationships that matter the most in their lives as ‘very close’, ‘tight’, and supportive. But later, after understanding the issues that brought them to my office, I view them more as insular systems that nurture – or even demand –…

When we entertain this subject, there are so many different types of relationships in life. We encounter relationships at work and home, with family, peers, children and friends. Healthy relationships allow for individuality, bring out the best in people, and invite personal growth. Developing meaningful relationships is a concern for all of us. Getting close…