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427 South Marengo Avenue #5
Pasadena, CA, 91101

(323) 558-2055

Natalie Moore is a holistic psychotherapist in Pasadena, CA who helps young adults decrease anxiety naturally through somatic (mind/body) practices.

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Videos about Therapy | Pasadena, CA

Check out these videos I've posted about the basics of psychotherapy. Get a holistic psychotherapist's perspective on common myths about therapy, what to expect in a first therapy session, how to find a mental health professional and much more. Stay tuned for future videos!

 

Videos about psychotherapy

What is Positive Self-Talk?

This video is about positive self-talk and how to get started using it. Here are links to the resources I mention in the video...

Positive affirmations:

Meditation apps:

Affirmation guided meditations:

Watch the video to see exactly how I explain what positive self-talk is and how to use it. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!


What is Coping?

Check out this video describing what coping is and the difference between healthy and unhealthy coping mechanisms. This video will help you:

1 | Define what coping is

2 | Identify healthy vs. unhealthy coping

3 | Apply coping to a real-life example

4 | Find inspiration to use healthy coping

Watch the video to see exactly how I break down coping skills. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!


How do I Find a Mental Health Professional?

Check out this video describing how to find the right mental health professional for you. Aspects of the process include:

1 | Determining the severity of your symptoms

2 | Identifying a funding source for treatment

3 | Deciding what type of mental health professional you need

4 | Finding a referral source for a mental health professional

Watch the video to see exactly how to find a mental health professional. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!


What Happens in a First Therapy Session?

Check out this video describing what to expect in a first therapy session. Aspects of an initial session include:

1 | Reviewing the "Informed Consent Document"

2 | Establishing trust and safety with the client

3 | Developing treatment goals for therapy

Watch the video to see what a typical first session with me is like. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!


Top 10 Myths about Therapy: Part One

Check out Part One of this two-part series dispelling the top 10 myths I hear about therapy. Myths include:

1 | If I go to therapy, I'm admitting that there's something seriously wrong with me

2 | Therapists psychoanalyze their clients the way Freud did

3 | If I start therapy, I'll have to go weekly for the rest of my life!

4 | If I talk about my problems and feelings they're only going to get worse

5 | I had a bad experience with a therapist...they must all be like that

Watch the video to see how I dispel each of these common myths. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!


Top 10 Myths about Therapy: Part Two

Check out Part Two of this two-part series dispelling the top 10 myths I hear about therapy. Myths include:

6 | If my therapist didn't have the same experience as me, they won't be able to help me

7 | I can talk to friends and family for free. Why should I consult with a professional?

8 | If I see a therapist, they're going to tell me that I need to take psych meds

9 | Therapists only want to know about your childhood. How is that going to help me with my current issues and help me move forward?

10 | If I go to therapy, I'll be opening a Pandora's Box and won't be able to deal with everything that comes up

Watch the video to see how I dispel each of these common myths. If you'd like to leave a comment, hop on YouTube and leave one there. Enjoy!

 

 

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Natalie Moore, M.A., MFT Intern #IMF77612

Employed and supervised by Chris Tickner, MFT #42576

Pasadena, CA   |   323 558 2055