Blog for Better Living

Finding the Therapy That’s Right for You

By: Other | October 5, 2015

Written by Kelly Anderson, Ph.D. Earlier this week I was reading an article from Psychology Today about the difficulty Americans are having finding a well-trained Psychologist. The article (which you can read here) followed the story of one man’s three year journey to find a psychologist trained in delivering the gold standard therapy for treating […]

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Personal Improvement, Therapy

Dr. Rochelle Perper Interview | Real Talk San Diego

By: Rochelle Perper, Ph.D. | September 28, 2015

  Interview – 8/31/15 Dr. Rochelle Perper with Therapy Changes joins host Lynette Braun on Real Talk San Diego For the full audio interview, please follow the link to listen on SOUNDCLOUD.   Full interview on SOUNDCLOUD    

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Introduction, Therapy

How Does Summer Affect Your Mental Health?

By: Other | June 26, 2015

Written by Francine Martinez, Ph.D. We are again in the throes of summer; warm weather, sunshine, and vacations; somehow life seems to be just a little bit better for most of us.  So, what does that mean about our mental health? In 2013 the United States and Australia joined together with Google to track trends […]

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Depression, Personal Improvement, Therapy

Personal Growth and Therapy

By: Rochelle Perper, Ph.D. | June 26, 2015

We welcome you to listen my Personal Growth and Therapy podcast with RadioReflections: LISTEN About The Episode, by RadioReflections In this episode Rochelle Perper, psychologist and principle therapist at Therapy Changes discusses the nuts and bolts of therapy. Information regarding when and how to begin and end therapy, what questions to ask a potential therapist, […]

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Personal Improvement, Therapy

It’s About the Journey… and Your Perspective

By: Other | May 19, 2015

Written by Stefanie Platt, Psy.D. As I approached my 30s, I, unlike many of my friends, welcomed the decade with great joy, as this decade was the one where all of the good things happen, including welcomed stability. My excitement has often been countered by fear experienced by my peers. I frequently hear the disappointment […]

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Personal Improvement, Therapy

Finding Perspective

By: Rochelle Perper, Ph.D. | February 17, 2015

I recently came back from a dirtbiking trip to Death Valley and the surrounding area refreshed and refocused. There are many things that I love about dirtbiking like the opportunity to explore new places and be physically challenged. However, the aspect of the sport that appeals to me the most is the ability to Find […]

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Children, Family, Grief, Personal Improvement, Relationships, Stress, Therapy

The Psychological Benefits of Yoga

By: Rochelle Perper, Ph.D. | October 17, 2014

“Come with me to a yoga class!” said my friend Caroline to me sometime last year. “Why on earth would I want to go to a stretch class with strangers that I don’t know in a blazing hot room?” I thought to myself. “No thanks,” I quickly replied. Despite my reluctance and skepticism about the […]

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Stress, Therapy

You Might Be an Introvert

By: Other | September 9, 2014

Written by Missy Betts I was asked once in a job interview whether I identified myself as an introvert or an extrovert. I answered honestly by saying that I’ve always been more of an introvert. I immediately felt the weight of my answer as the entire focus of the interview veered off of my experience […]

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Personal Improvement, Therapy

The Personal Impact of the Death of a Public Figure

By: Other | August 15, 2014

Written by Francine Martinez, Ph.D. Like many of you I found myself shocked and dismayed with the recent death of Robin Williams. He was a public figure who made us laugh, showed us that humor and silliness is an acceptable way to understand the world, and he helped us reflect on critical social issues like […]

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Grief, Stress, Therapy