Monthly Archives: May 2016

Column Image Cognitive Behavior Therapy 101

As a therapist who provides Cognitive Behavior Therapy, I often meet with new clients who have heard a thing or two about CBT work, but have never experienced it. As a new client, you may be intimidated by the idea of undergoing CBT or believe it is the answer to … Continue reading >




Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Personal Improvement, Relationships, Stress, Therapy |

Column Image Dr. Perper Contributes to the Cover Story in the San Diego Reader!

The cover story of the San Diego Reader, titled We Shared this Bond discusses the importance of group support for children who have lost a mother.  The article features a San Diego-based program, Chula’s Mission. Chula’s Mission was founded in 2010 by Lyndsey Ruiz after the loss of her mother … Continue reading >




Posted in Children, Family, Grief, Parenting, Relationships |

Column Image Relaxation Exercises for Your Body and Mind

Stress! It’s a feeling that most people can relate to and it happens more often than we would like. Not only does stress cause us to think negatively, but it can make us feel physically uncomfortable too. Coping with stress effectively, before you feel overwhelmed, can help to prevent longer-term negative … Continue reading >




Posted in Mindfulness, Sleep/Relaxation, Stress |

Column Image Ready for College! Are you ready?

You’ve put so much intensity, energy, and focus into preparing for college by studying for the SAT’s, taking AP classes and visiting schools. Now comes the most important part of the preparation process…making the transition between high school and college. Taking time to create a plan for the Four Core … Continue reading >




Posted in Anxiety, Stress, Teens |