First World Problems Still Hurt

Got First World Problems? You don’t have to feel Guilty. “Even in their own therapy sessions, some people seem to feel embarrassed to mention a personal issue that might seem trivial compared to greater suffering elsewhere.” It is easy to invalidate...

ACT Workshop

  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Workshop: Theory and Practical Application for Professionals   Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a highly humane treatment based on the premise that we all encounter suffering and our attempts to rigidly...

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CBT California Post-Doctoral Fellowship:

CBT California, Where Science Meets Compassion. CBT California is an internationally recognized multi-site practice and training institute specializing in multiple CBTs and DBT. The clinical emphasis of the Adult CBT fellowship is the pragmatic application of...

CBT California Externship

Consistent with our mission to provide comprehensive pre-doctoral training in evidence based practices, we offer a highly-selective externship for advanced doctoral level psychology graduate students. As part of the placement, externs receive training and supervision...

Anger

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is anger? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Anger is an emotion everyone has felt at times. There will always be moments (and...

Anxiety

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What Is Anxiety?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Anxiety is a combination of physical and psychological symptoms that emerge when we...

Bipolar Disorder

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Bipolar Disorder?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Bipolar Disorder, which used to be known as manic-depression, is a brain...

Chronic Depression

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is chronic depression?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Depression is a strong feeling of sadness. Often people experience...

Chronic Pain

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Chronic Pain?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than 3 months and can be caused by a...

Depression

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What Is Depression?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Everyone experiences periods of time when they feel sadder or more down than...

Divorce/Breakups

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is the treatment for someone going through a divorce or breakup?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Ending relationships can be a...

Dysthymic Disorder

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Dysthymic Disorder?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Dysthymic Disorder, or Dysthymia, is a depressive disorder characterized...

Eating Disorders

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is an eating disorder? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] An eating disorder is serious and potentially life-threatening problem...

Grief

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Grief? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Grief is a natural response to losing someone close to you or something you value...

Infertility Stress

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Infertility Stress? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Many doctors today believe there is a link between stress and...

Low Self-Esteem

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Low Self-Esteem?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Self-esteem refers to the attitudes or judgments people hold about themselves...

Panic Attacks

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Panic Disorder?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Panic Disorder involves experiencing repeated panic attacks and being...

Perfectionism

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Perfectionism?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Have you ever set the standards so high that they are either hardly achievable...

Procrastination

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is procrastination?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] A person who procrastinates will put off doing an activity until the last...

Professional Resources

COGNITIVE THERAPY (CBT) Academy of Cognitive Therapy American Institute for Cognitive Therapy Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies A.T. Beck Institute for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy of Rome DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT) Behavioral Tech DBT...

Relationship Issues

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What are Relationship Issues?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Relationship issues are patterns of interaction between people that...

Smoking Cessation

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Nicotine Dependence/ What are some signs of signs of Nicotine Dependence? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Nicotine is a...

Social Anxiety

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Social Phobia?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Social phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) is a fear of one or more social...

Social Phobia

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Social Phobia? ” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Social phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) is a fear of one or more social...

Trichotillomania

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is Trichotillomania?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”]   Trichotillomania is a disorder that involves recurrent,...

Work Stress

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”What is work stress?” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] If you are experiencing stress at work, you are not alone. According to the 2013...