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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    ACT is an action-oriented therapy which allows you the opportunity to increase awareness of the thoughts, memories, emotions, and sensations that have been holding you back from living the life you want to live. Once you know what has been holding you back, then you will define your values and goals to help you make decisions in your life according to what is important to you. ACT offers various techniques to help you to defuse from unhelpful thoughts and memories by exploring action steps to live your life in alignment with your values and goals. For more on ACT:
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    CBT is a therapy modality that helps you to identify unhelpful thoughts and beliefs to change the way you feel and behave to address symptoms of depression and anxiety among other health conditions. For more on CBT:
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
    CPT is a cognitive behavioral therapy that allows you to identify and challenge unhelpful beliefs and narratives related to a traumatic event. For more on CPT:
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    EMDR is a structured therapy that encourages the patient to focus briefly on the trauma memory while simultaneously experiencing bilateral stimulation (typically eye movements), which is associated with a reduction in the vividness and emotion associated with the trauma memories (retrieved from For more on EMDR:
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
    Psychodynamic therapy will assist you in developing increased self-awareness of the patterns of behavior that have become maladaptive and have caused suffering in your present life; while exploring where they stem in order for you to change patterns of behaviors. For more on Psychodynamic Therapy:
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
    If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call or text 988. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Veterans Crisis Line Veterans experiencing a crisis can call the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text 838255) to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Crisis Text Line: text the word 'Home' to 741-741 The Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ Youth: call 1-866-488-7386 The Trans Lifeline: call 1-877-565-8860
  • Additional Crisis Hotlines
    1-800-799-7233 for the National Domestic Violence Support Hotline. ​ 1-888-373-7888 for the National Human Trafficking Hotline. You can also text the word ‘Help’ to 233-733. ​ 1-800-656-4673 for the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
  • California Gambling and Education Treatment Services
    No cost, confidential treatment service to those with gambling issues and affected individuals. ​ For Help Call 1-800-GAMBLER ​ Lisa Krekler, LCSW, DSW is an Authorized provider in the Office of Problem Gambling (OPG) California Gambling Education and Treatment Services Program (CalGETS).
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