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Addicition: Exploring a Complicated Disease

Historically, addiction was treated as a personal failure. It’s often associated with a lack of faith or fortitude, an assumption that comes with lasting effects. Even the early 20th century attempts to understand addiction recovery studied the condition from a perspective of superiority over their subjects. It led researchers to tie the condition to defective […]     Read More >>

Cognitive Behavior Associates’ Dr. Lauren Shapiro Awarded National Science Foundation Grant Focused on Reducing Dating Aggression

Are sweaty palms and vulgar language evidence of a potential sexual predator? (Beverly Hills, CA) November 06, 2016 – Does locker room talk lead to dating violence? Does a racing heart or sweaty palms during a fight with a boyfriend or girlfriend increase a young person’s risk of inflicting physical abuse? Dr. Lauren Shapiro, USC researcher […]     Read More >>

Partnering with Cognitive Behavior Therapy Institute, Tri-City Mental Health Center will Offer Patients Cognitive Behavior Treatment for Psychosis

CBTI, Tri-City Mental Health Center Partnership (Beverly Hills, CA) September 20, 2016 – Mental illness often leaves families in crowded emergency rooms or in psychiatric hospitals, leading to higher costs and poorer outcomes. In order to offer the best in patient care Tri-City Mental Health Center (TCMHC), a Joint Powers Authority, that serves the Cities […]     Read More >>

Cognitive Behavior Associates Welcomes Megan L. Wagner, Ph.D., BCB

Psychologist Adding BioFeedback to List of Treatment Programs (Beverly Hills, CA) July 20, 2016 – Cognitive Behavior Associates (CBA) is pleased to announce that Megan L. Wagner, Ph.D., BCB has joined the practice, adding Biofeedback to its list of services. Biofeedback is empirically supported for anxiety reduction as well as managing chronic pain including headache pain […]     Read More >>

Pregnant Women & New Moms Suffer Silently from Depression – Screening Can Help

Cognitive Behavior Associates Women’s Wellness Program Offers Depression Screening When the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced in May that depression screening is needed for pregnant women and new mothers, we in the healthcare community understand that pregnant and new mothers can feel particularly overwhelmed and/or isolated during their transition into motherhood. Cognitive Behavior     Read More >>