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Difficulty Mourning a Loss

Difficulty Mourning a Loss Stirs up Undigested Losses from the Past Difficulty Mourning a loss when the customary rituals of joining and supporting grieving family and friends are absent during a lock-down makes that loss harder to process. Difficulty mourning a recent loss brings up waves of loss and grief from previous losses, making you [...]

Marriage Conflict Escalates in Times of Corona Virus Lock Down

Marriage Conflict Escalates in Times of Corona Virus Lock Down Marriage conflict exists in the best of times, but during the enforced ‘stay at home’ orders, couples are thrown into a place of uncertainty that neither can control, nor reassure one and other about. The threat of getting sick, passing it on to family if [...]

By | April 8th, 2020|Anger Stress and Health, couples therapy, stress|Comments Off on Marriage Conflict Escalates in Times of Corona Virus Lock Down

Loneliness Anxiety

Loneliness Anxiety Loneliness anxiety is one of the hardest things to bear Loneliness anxiety is a wounding and scary feeling. Loneliness anxiety is an existential threat. It’s a sense of not existing in the mind of your loved ones – as if you don’t exist; that you don’t have a place on the radar of [...]

By | February 26th, 2020|Fear and Pani, Insecurity Counseling, separation counseling, stress|Comments Off on Loneliness Anxiety

Marriage After Infidelity

 Marriage After Infidelity You are stunned, disoriented and your whole world has shattered. You can’t believe that your partner cheated on you and lied to you about the affair. You want to throw the cheater into an incinerator together with the disgust, betrayal and rejection. But there is another part of you that wonders if [...]

By | February 5th, 2020|Affair Recovery Counseling, Communication Problems, Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Marriage After Infidelity

What Makes The Relationship Triangle So Common?

The Relationship Triangle Are you caught in a relationship triangle with your mother and father, having to choose sides and loyalty? Maybe you are trapped in a triangle with a parent and a step parent; or with a partner and his or her ex; perhaps you are pinned into a triangle with your partner and [...]

By | January 9th, 2020|Affair Recovery Counseling, Breakups and Separation, Cheating and Affairs, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling, separation counseling|Comments Off on What Makes The Relationship Triangle So Common?

How to Get Over Rejection

How to Get Over Rejection How to get over rejection - when all you yearn for is for your loved one to embrace you again? How to get over rejection - when you feel that you’ll never be okay until your precious one returns to salve your wounds and make you whole again? How to [...]

By | November 7th, 2019|Breakups and Separation, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, separation counseling|Comments Off on How to Get Over Rejection

Why Can’t I Control My Anger?

Why Can’t I Control My Anger? “Why can’t I control my anger” is a desperate cry I hear from so many people who pick up the phone and desperately want help in turning that switch off. “Why can’t I control my anger when the slightest little thing irritates me?” “Why can’t I control my anger [...]

By | October 31st, 2019|Abusive Relationship Counseling, Anger Issues, Anger Management Counseling, stress|Comments Off on Why Can’t I Control My Anger?

Are You Feeling Anxious for No Reason?

Are You Feeling Anxious for No Reason? Your job is going well, and things are fine with your significant other. You don’t have any conflicts with friends or colleagues. There are no financial problems weighing on your apparently full plate. Yet you are feeling anxious for no reason! Feeling anxious for no reason seems weird. [...]

By | October 16th, 2019|Anxiety Treatment, Couples Counseling, Family Counseing, Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling|Comments Off on Are You Feeling Anxious for No Reason?

Are You Trapped in a Loveless Marriage?

Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage is unbearable. But it doesn't have to mean a life time of suffering if you discover the profound beliefs that keep you trapped and prevent you from being yourself and worthy of love in the marriage.

By | September 18th, 2019|Couples Counseling, couples therapy, Individual Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, relationship issues|Comments Off on Are You Trapped in a Loveless Marriage?

Fear of Letting People Down Makes You Let Yourself Down

Fear of Letting People Down Makes You Let Yourself Down Fear of letting people down is immensely stressful. Fear of letting people down bathes you in conflict, eats away at your sense of right and wrong with acidic guilt eroding your soul. Fear of letting people down puts you in a no-win situation, and that [...]

By | July 25th, 2019|Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, stress|Comments Off on Fear of Letting People Down Makes You Let Yourself Down