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Tustin Psychologist | Depression and Suicide Among Children and Adolescents

Tustin Psychologist | What exactly is depression, and how common is it? As a Tustin Psychologist I find that depression is characterized by changes in mood, self-attitude, cognitive functioning, sleep, appetite, and energy level. Depression causes suffering, decreases quality of life, and causes impairment in social and occupational functioning (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

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TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Family Therapy Approaches to the Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorder Lisa Schenitzki Alliant International University Abstract This paper describes substance abuse and then examines 3 treatment approaches to substance abuse disorder. The first is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, the second is Family Therapy, and the third is an approach that combines the two, called […]

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Dealing with Infidelity | Couples Therapy Orange County

If one intends to practice couple therapy, then one ought to become familiar with the nature of infidelity among couples, the factors that demonstrate a relationship to infidelity, and data on the efficacy of widely used couple therapy approaches to dealing with infidelity. In addition to becoming familiar with the construct of infidelity, the therapist […]

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