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Marriage Counseling Do you feel like your marriage isn’t what you expected it to be? Maybe you’ve found a side of your partner you’re not too happy to discover. Marriage throws people into difficult situations, and not every relationship walks out stronger than ever. Marriages aren’t easy....

Common Issues Addressed By Kaiser Therapists    Kaiser Permanente is a healthcare service provider with an illustrious history of excellence and quality. The popularity of the Kaiser Permanente Insurance program over the years speaks for itself. Patients and their families have had a wonderful experience working...

EMDR therapy covered by Kaiser insurance Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is characterized by flashbacks, nightmares, unwanted thoughts and anxiety. These are related to perceived disturbing events that may have been experienced or witnessed by someone in the past. This disorder can significantly decrease a person’s quality...

Prescribers such as Psychiatrists (MDs), Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs), and Physician Assistants (PAs) specialize in medication evaluation, medication prescription, and medication management for problems related to mental health. Westside Behavioral Care endeavors to make these services available to Kaiser Permanente members through our prescriber...

Anxiety Have you ever felt scared for reasons you couldn’t explain to anyone else? Maybe you felt your chest grow tight, your arms grow numb, and you felt unnaturally aware of your own heartbeat when you normally never hear it. This can be because of an...

Although everyone has experienced sadness in their lives, the sadness that occurs during the holiday season is a unique feeling. Especially felt during November and December, holiday depression is commonly referred to as the "holiday blues". The holidays are associated with festivities and Christmas and...

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, or EMDR for short, is a psychotherapy that is used to treat people who have gone through emotional distress. This distress could have been the result of certain life experiences or a single event in the person's life. About EMDR Originally, the...

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Or EMDR  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing or EMDR is a therapy technique that is used to treat patients who are troubled by traumatic memories. The technique focuses on the emotions and negative feelings triggered by trauma. EMDR is most commonly used...

Conduct Disorder  Conduct disorder is a term used to describe various emotional and behavioral problems that are commonly observed in adolescents. Teens suffering from conduct disorder are generally anti-social and have a tough time adhering to proper social conduct, rules, and norms. They can be aggressive...

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD or seasonal depression, is a condition that affects millions of people. It is more common during the winter months when the days are shorter, hence its name. The symptoms tend to wane once spring sets in. People who suffer...

What is EMDR? Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a type of psychotherapy crafted to reduce negative thoughts and feelings arising from traumatic experiences. The primary targets of EMDR are not only on the traumatic circumstances themselves but also the unpleasant symptoms and emotions resulting...

Cognitive therapy & schema A schema in psychology is a cognitive thought pattern or behavior that helps organize and decipher different categories of information we receive from our external world. It can be explained as a mental structure of pre-existing ideas and beliefs, a psychological framework...

Dealing With Childhood Trauma Childhood is the time to play, have fun, socialize and learn new things. But not all children are privileged to have a fulfilling and happy childhood. Some children become victims of abuse - physical, emotional or sexual, making their childhood the most...

Signs of Emotional Difficulty in Adolescents Mental health issues can strike anyone, irrespective of their age, nationality, gender and physical location. But emotional or mental problems in adolescents can be especially concerning. Adolescence is not an easy time of life, and as a result it's common for...

  Get Over Traumatic Experiences With Therapy It is surprising to know how many people have faced trauma of various kinds. So many people have fallen victims to crimes of racism, sexism, violence, child abuse, sexual abuse, combat…the list is quite extensive. No matter how much traumatized people...

Family Therapy – Reconciling Problems at Home Every family has its own issues. There is no family that does not have its fair share of quarrels, rivalries, squabbles and so on. However, sometimes things can get out of hand – but the members of the family...

We continue to experience tragedies world-wide. If you watch the news or read the paper you’ve seen heart-wrenching photos of the families who have lost loved ones. It’s so difficult to watch because you yourself might have feelings of grief, putting yourself in the shoes...

People with panic attacks have multiple and often unpredictable episodes of intense fear which may be accompanied by sweating, chest discomfort, rapid heart beat, nausea, rapid breathing, dissociation, tingling, numbness, feeling "unreal," and/or other responses associated with a heightened state of the sympathetic nervous system. Panic...

People with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) experience excessive, intrusive and undesirable ideas (obsessions) supported by compulsive actions whose purpose is to superstitiously reduce fear, anxiety,or the chances of catastrophe. These sufferers frequently recognize that their obsessive ideas and compulsive actions are exaggerated and even irrational, but nonetheless they feel at...

OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) sufferers normally have both obsessions and compulsions, although some people may experience obsessions alone. The seriousness of symptomotology tends to vary, but it often gets worse over time, especially throughout occasions of stress. Here are some examples of OCD variations: • Excessive Washing (e.g., washing hands...