Today is two days before Christmas. I’m not sure how that happened. One minute it’s summer, and the next Christmas carols are wafting up the stairs at work. Frankly, the weather hasn’t been very cooperative in this venture. It’s in the sixties outside and raining… not what you’d ordinarily expect from Georgia in December. If…

Counseling Center for Sexual Health Intensive Outpatient Treatment Newsletter2660 Townsgate Rd., Ste. 720, Westlake Village, CA 91361September 2015 The Counseling Center for Sexual Health is pleased to introduce our Intensive Outpatient Program for adult males struggling with sexually related issues. This program provides ten hours of therapy a week for each client; including both individual…

My purpose in providing therapy is to help people learn how to be their own best therapist. Yes, you yourself, qualified to provide therapy for yourself, on the spot, right when you need it. It has taken me many many years of being in therapy, followed by years of studying to be a therapist and…

Imagine for a moment how much healthier, happier, and safe our world would/could be if we all had a true and deep appreciation, respect, and acceptance of one another and our differences…. When people think of differences, the more obvious ones immediately come to mind, including race, ethnicity, religion, physical ability, or economic status. Then…

Lorna Hayim-BakerLicensed Clinical Social Worker When two people love each other is it true that they will always make each other happy? I do not think “happy” is a fitting adjective to use when discussing marital goals or one that describes a committed and loving relationship between two people that have said “I love you”…

Adolescents’ reaction to the news of divorce could be anywhere within the spectrum of intense anger, sadness, and depression to no reaction at all. Adolescents who express their feelings accuse their parents of “ruining their life”, “ being selfish” and “ inconsiderate”. They may also act up as being the “victims of their parents’ decision”.…