Men and Depression

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. The incidence of depression in our society seems to be on the rise. Recent estimates suggest that as many as one in three of us will experience some...

Social Support and Friendship

Good Friendships Depend Less on Who They Are Than On How They Make Us Feel Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Since 1985 the number of people who say they have no one to talk to has...

The Healthy Pursuit of Pleasure

Engaging in Simple, Healthy Pleasures Can Restore Balance to Our Hectic Lives Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Pleasure guides us to better health. When experiences are enjoyable, we...

Weight Management

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and most Westernized countries. If you are overweight, you are hardly alone, as you can see by...

Distorted Thoughts… Getting Back to Reality

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc.   One of the best tools we have for living a healthy life is our ability to think. Our world is composed of a large number of events that happen...

Obsessions and Compulsions

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder was once thought to be a fairly rare but serious mental problem. Specialists saw it as serious mainly because the...

Why Do We Procrastinate?

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” The Earl of Chesterfield — December 26, 1749 Almost everyone has been afflicted by procrastination...

Looking For The Right Partner

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Although some people prefer to remain single throughout their lives, most people strive to connect with and live in partnership with one special...

Finding Happiness

Individual Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. Most people seek a life filled with meaning, contentment, gratification, and pleasure. In moments of reflection, we may wonder what we can do to direct...

Distortions In Your Body Image

Family Counseling insights brought to you by Westlake Village-based California Psychotherapeutic Resources, Inc. “What disturbs people’s minds is not events, but their judgments on events.” — Epictetus In China, parents once bound the feet of their daughters in...