self care

Sex therapy has both physical and psychological benefits

I want to give a brief background about myself before answering what sex therapy is and how it can benefit you. I’m Jennifer Walker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). My MFT traineeship started at the LGBTQ Center in Long Beach, California in which I worked with both teens and adults to explore a range…

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Rikk Cavin, Therapist in Fullerton, CA

Introduction – This entry attempts to bring together two worlds that I have spent much of my teen and adult life in; the world of straight edge punk music and the world of positive psychology. My goal is to explain how a positive attitude can help perpetuate positive life experiences and interactions. We will take…

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Welcome to week…WHO KNOWS!?…of Quarantine. Join Afnan Elmaghrabi and Ashleigh Sorenson as they discuss in a 3-part series some Covid-19 reflections, how the pandemic may be effecting our nervous systems, and some tools for grounding during uncertain times. You can follow along by subscribing to our YouTube channel, visiting our blog, or Facebook page! We…

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Welcome to week…WHO KNOWS!?…of Quarantine. Join Afnan Elmaghrabi and Ashleigh Sorenson as they discuss in a 3-part series some Covid-19 reflections, how the pandemic may be effecting our nervous systems, and some tools for grounding during uncertain times. You can follow along by subscribing to our YouTube channel, visiting our blog, or Facebook page! We…

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Ashleigh Sorenson, LMFT walks us through a mindfulness grounding exercise to help reconnect to our bodies during this scary, unstable, and ever-changing time. How are you doing? Join us as we connect to our five senses (sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch) as a way to stay present and increase mindfulness surrounding what we’re experiencing…

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music + mental health

Welcome to Music + Mental Health! We are two therapists wanting to bring awareness of mental health by sharing music and discussing music’s impact on our psychology and well-being. In this episode, we talk about positivity and motivation and share songs that feel relevant to this topic. We all have positive influences on our lives…

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music + mental health

In this episode, we discuss anxiety and music related to this well-known topic. We invite your input in our discussion on this ever-present experience of the human psyche!

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music + mental health

We discuss the feeling of joy and music that resonates for us around the topic. Please visit our resources in the caption of our YouTube video if you’re in need of immediate support. We look forward to more discussion with you about joy, music, and mental health!

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I’ve been thinking about the social media reminders lately that “it’s okay to not be okay”. While this is 100% true and I don’t believe we need to be okay all the time, or pretend to be okay, it’s actually okay to be okay. For some, especially those who have lived through trauma, “being okay”…

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music + mental health

We discuss depression and music that resonates for us around the topic. Please visit our resources in the caption of our YouTube video if you’re in need of immediate support. We look forward to more discussion with you about depression, music, and mental health!

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