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Oceanside’s Dr. Ericha Scott: Healing Through Art Therapy

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Dr. Ericha Scott On Healing Through Art Therapy Doctor Ericha Scott was reading at a college level in fifth grade. But until that point in her life, she was considered “retarded” and almost failed fourth grade twice. It was private art lessons that changed everything. Today, Scott has a doctorate in psychology with an emphasis …

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Oceanside Malibu Equine Assisted Therapy

Equine Therapy Oceanside Malibu

At Oceanside Malibu, clients are afforded the opportunity to attend weekly sessions of equine assisted therapy with lead therapist Mark Frankle, M.A., LMFT.  Equine assisted therapy is said to be both metaphorical and experiential.  According to Mark, “the horses become metaphors for whatever the client is working on.”  All of the client interactions with the …

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Feelings Are Not Facts…Or Are They?

Feelings Are Facts

As we transition through the phases of recovery, one thing is certain: we will experience feelings that have been stuffed or repressed, perhaps for years.  This is supposed to be a good thing, even though it doesn’t always feel good.  In fact, as we progress in our treatment or therapy, we are encouraged to pay …

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Vaping: The Healthier Choice (But You’re Still An Addict)

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About a year ago I traded in a 30 year, 2 pack a day cigarette habit for vaping e-cig devices instead. That’s a good thing, right?  No, not really.  Well, e-cigs are safer or better for you than analog cigs. The jury’s not completely out on the safety aspect, but I’m more concerned here about …

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