CBT THERAPY RESOURCES

Psychotherapist Beverly Hills & Laguna Beach – CBT Therapist Los Angeles

Often times when things get emotionally difficult, you can feel very alone and depressed, but it doesn’t have to be that way. To request an initial session

Dr. Chalepas offers an initial session which is a great way to have a clear understanding of how he works with you. He strongly believes that no one should suffer alone.

Friends are a wonderful part of life, however, at times, after multiple attempts, they are still unable to provide you with what you really need. That’s when it’s time to contact a licensed Beverly Hills therapist like Dr. Chalepas, who is an objective and trained professional who provides honest, confidential and compassionate feedback.

Getting started is as easy as picking up the phone and giving Dr. Chalepas a call. You’ll leave him a detailed and confidential message and he’ll call you back promptly to answer any questions you might have and explain the process to you in detail. during your initial session.* (PPO/insurance excluded)

*To qualify for individual psychotherapy or one of the groups, you must participate in a complimentary phone or Skype session to ensure individual or group psychotherapy is a right fit for you.

Addiction and Recovery Links & 12 Step Groups

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Crisis and Hotline Telephone Numbers (24-Hour Services Unless Otherwise Indicated)

Los Angeles Crisis Hotlines:

L.A. Co. Mental Health/Crisis Line……..800-854-7771
Suicide Prevention Center (24 Hours)…….213-381-5111
Suicide Prevention Crisis Center…….310-391-1253 (24 Hours)
Assaults Against Women Hotline………310-392-8381 (24 Hours — L.A. County)
Women and Children Crisis Shelter………..562-945-3939 (24 Hours)
Child Abuse Hotline…………800-540-4000 (LA. County Dept of Children’s Services)
Rape Treatment Center (24 Hours)……….310-319-4000
Alcoholics Anonymous (24 Hours)……….213-936-4343
Cocaine Anonymous (24 Hours)…………310-216-4444
Narcotics Anonymous (24 Hours)……….909-622-4274
California Youth Crisis Line……….800-843-5200

National Crisis Hotlines:

Alcohol and Drug Helpline – Provides referrals to local facilities where adolescents and adults can seek help. Brief intervention. 1-800-821-4357

Child Abuse National Hotline, call 1-800-252-2873, 1-800-25ABUSE

Child Abuse: To report call 1-800-4-A-CHILD

Cocaine National Hotline 1-800-COCAINE

Children in immediate risk or danger 1-800-THE-LOST

Covenant House Nineline – Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Locally based referrals throughout the United States. Help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. 1-800-999-9999

CyberTipline for reporting the exploitation of children. 1-800-843-5678

Domestic Violence Resource Hotline – referrals for shelters and
counseling in your area. 1-800-799-7233 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)

Elder Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-8966

Friends of Battered Women and Their Children, 1-800-603-HELP

Kid Help – Children and adolescents in crisis will receive immediate help. Referrals to shelters, mental health services, sexual abuse treatment, substance abuse, family counseling, residential care, adoption/foster care, etc. 1-800-543-7283

NAMI Helpline National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1-800-950-NAMI

National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663

National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-25-ABUSE

National Mental Health Assn. Provides free information on specific disorders, referral directory to mental health providers, national directory of local mental health associations 1-800-969-6642 (M-F, 9-5 EST)

National Institute of Mental Health Information Line: Provides information and literature on mental illness by disorder-for professionals and general public. 1-800-647-2642

Runaway Switchboard – National – Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Has access to AT&T-Language Line. hours. 1-800-621-4000

SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) 1-800-DONT-CUT, 1-800-366-8288

Youth Crisis Hotline: Crisis hotline and information & referral for runaways or youth in crisis 1-800-HIT-HOME, 1-800-448-4663

HELPFUL BOOKS

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
by Melody Beattie

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
by Brook Noel

How to Survive the Loss of a Love
by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrove

Driven to Distraction- Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
by Edward M. Hallowell

Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder
by Gina Pera and Russell Barkley Ph.D

Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome
by Wayne Kritsberg

The Ultramind Solution
by Mark Hyman, MD

Necessary Losses – The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow
by J. Voirst

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking
by Allen Carr

COUPLES/MARRIAGE BOOKS

Fighting For Your Marriage
by Howard J. Markman

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
by Gary Chapman

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
by David Schnarch

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work : A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert
by John M. Gottman, Nan Silver

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

After the Affair
by Janis Abrahams Spring

Intimacy After Infidelity
by Steven Soloman

Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity
by Shirley P. Glass

DEPRESSION/ANXIETY

The Feeling Good Handbook
by David D. Burns

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
by Edmund J. Bourne

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook
by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein

Mind Over Mood
by Dennis Greenberger, Christine Padesky

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
by Martin Seligman

When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life
by David D. Burns

Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty
by Jonathan Grayson

EATING CONCERNS/BODY IMAGE

When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
by Geneen Roth

Women, Food and God
by Geneen Roth

Feeding the Compulsive Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Eating
by Geneen Roth

Overcoming Binge Eating
by Christopher Fairburn, Ph.D.

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession
by Jane Hirschmann

PARENTING

Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline That Will Make You a Better Parent and Your Child a Better Person
by Martha Pieper

Parenting From the Inside Out
by Daniel Siegel

I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You!: A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict
by Roni Cohen, Phd, Michelle Sandler, Roni Sliver, Michelle Cohen-Sandler

Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting
by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Reviving Ophelia – Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
by Mary Pipher

MEN’S ISSUES

Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
by Terrence Real

Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger and Get More Out of Life
by Thomas J. Harbin

Way of the Superior Man
by Dan Deida

Finding Our Fathers – How a Man’s Life Is Shaped by His Relationship with his Father
by S. Osherson

When Good Men Behave Badly: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Relationship
by David B. Wexler

WOMEN’S ISSUES

Self – Nurture – Learning to Care for Yourself as Effectively as You Care for Everyone Else
by Alice Domar & Henry Dreher

Before the Change: Taking Charge of Your Perimenopause
by Ann Louise Gittleman

The Wounded Woman – Healing the Father-Daughter Relationship
by L. Schierse Leonard

The Courage to Heal – A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by E. Bass & L. Davis

The Dance of Anger – A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
by Harriet Lerner

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom – Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
by Christiane Northrup

SEXUAL ISSUES

Real Sex for Real Women
by Laura Berman

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship
by David Schnarch

The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple’s Guide
by Michele Weiner-Davis

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction
by Patrick Carnes

For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life
by Laura Berman, PhD

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
by Wendy Maltz

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse
by Mike Lew

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