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In Pursuit of Happiness

Happiness is a term that is used frequently, but what is happiness? How would you describe happiness to someone who does not know what the word means? It really is a difficult term to define. Assuming we know what it means, how do we achieve it? What do we do to retain it? Does it … Continue reading In Pursuit of Happiness

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3 Reasons Why You Should Never Use Alcohol as a Pain Killer

At times, Talk Therapy Psychology Center hosts articles and important announcements from our partners and clients. Here is a meaningful post from one of our regular contributors, Joe Cervantes: “People drink alcohol for many reasons. But as a society, we have been using it as a pain killer for hundreds of years. Alcohol is often … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Never Use Alcohol as a Pain Killer

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Dr. Seda Gragossian of Talk Therapy Psychology Center interviewed by www.RehabReviews.com

www.RehabReviews.com is the world’s largest rehab review site. Fortune Magazine called them the “Yelp! for rehabs”. Recently, our very own, Dr. Seda Gragossian, was interviewed about what makes Talk Therapy Psychology Center different. The article talked about the gray areas between sober and using, the merits of harm reduction, and the importance of creating a … Continue reading Dr. Seda Gragossian of Talk Therapy Psychology Center interviewed by www.RehabReviews.com

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Dr. Seda Gragossian, interviewed on the Radio about Talk Therapy’s unique approach

Our very own, Dr. Seda Gragossian, of the Talk Therapy Psychology Center, was interviewed by Empire Radio Now. Empire  Radio brings together successful professionals to talk about how they have built successful practices. Dr. Gragossian was asked to discuss how Talk Therapy Psychology Center is different from other centers. She spoke of building trust with the client, … Continue reading Dr. Seda Gragossian, interviewed on the Radio about Talk Therapy’s unique approach

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Finding Happiness and Clarity after Addiction

At times, Talk Therapy Psychology Center hosts articles and important announcements from our partners and clients. Here is a meaningful post from one of our regular contributors, Joe Cervantes: “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama Our addictions are so often shrouded in negativity and unhappiness. That unhappiness often … Continue reading Finding Happiness and Clarity after Addiction

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Is addiction a choice or an illness?

Is addiction a choice or an illness? I will present the elements involved and let you be the judge. This questions has been debated by experts in the field for quiet some time and has created a divide in the recovery community. My research and experience tells me that the answer is not so black … Continue reading Is addiction a choice or an illness?

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Turning your fear into strength

At times, Talk Therapy Psychology Center hosts articles and important announcements from our partners and clients. Here is a meaningful post from one of our regular contributors:   “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist   Contrary to what … Continue reading Turning your fear into strength

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How do I persuade a loved one to get help?

It is very difficult to watch a loved one make destructive choices for themselves, whether it is by abusing drugs and alcohol, engaging in toxic relationships, or even by not taking care of themselves. Our loved ones may or may not be open to the idea that their behavior is causing harm. Even if they … Continue reading How do I persuade a loved one to get help?

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What is the #1 addiction?

Take a guess. What do you think the most widespread addiction is? Do you think it’s alcohol, marijuana, meth, cocaine, sex, or chocolate? It is actually none of those. The most widespread addiction is the addiction to “thinking”. Yes, that’s right. Thinking is what most of us are addicted to.Do you remember the last time … Continue reading What is the #1 addiction?

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Finding peace when addicted

Talk Therapy Center addiction and peace

At times, Talk Therapy Psychology Center hosts articles and important announcements from our partners and clients. Here is a meaningful post from one of our regular contributors, Joe Cervantes: Finding Peace When We are Addicted If you are dealing with an active addiction you know how difficult it is to find inner peace. It’s difficult … Continue reading Finding peace when addicted

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