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Robert Sapolsky on Stress. In this short ducumentary, Robert Sapolsky, a professor at Stanford Unversity, discusses the orignins and functions of stress among in our evolutionary past and reveals just how dangerous prolonged exposure to stress can be in our modern lives. Edited from a longer film from Stanford University: Stress Response: Savior to Killer.

Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma: An Introduction to Somatic Experiencing® (SE™). In this video, you will learn about the physiological basis of trauma and how Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), developed by Peter A. Levine, PhD, helps distressed individuals recover a sense of well being, stability and vitality.

Mindfulness and Neural Integration: Daniel Siegel, MD at TEDxStudioCityED. Exploring Relationships and Reflection in the Cultivation of Well-Being. Daniel Siegel, MD, is Clinical Professor of psychiatry at UCLA, Co-Director of Mindful Awareness Research Center, Executive Director of Mindsight Institute, author, and recipient of numerous awards and honorary fellowships.

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health. Clinical psychologist Julia Rucklidge explores a range of scientific research, including her own, showing the significant role played by nutrition in mental health or illness.

Depression is a disease of civilization. Dr. Stephen Ilardi is a professor of clinical psychology and the author of The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University in 1995, and has since served on the faculties of the University of Colorado and (presently) the University of Kansas.

The Empowering Neurologist - David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Kelly Brogan. Today's interview is with Dr. Kelly Brogan. Dr. Brogan describes herself as a holistic psychiatrist, and when you watch this interview you will understand why. Here's more about this incredible physician, in her words: A silent tragedy in the history of modern health care is happening right now in America, but no one is talking about it.


Angela is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern and Counselor-in-Residence at The Relational Center in Los Angeles, California, where she provides counseling and psychoeducation to adults and adolescents of diverse cultural backgrounds. Sessions by appointment only. Please contact Angela for more information.