Daryl Temkin, Daryl Temkin
Ph.D., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
I am a Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California and receive my psychology internship training at Cedar's Sinai Medical Center. My training and education is the same as a psychologist but I'm licensed as a Marriage and Family Counselor and I do not do educational testing as some psychologists might perform. In terms of counseling psychology, my license, training and execution is in the same realm as my colleagues who took the licensing exam in psychology.
OC Anxiety Center, Ph.D.
Within Driving Distance of Coto De Caza, CA
The mind is incredibly malleable. Our environment and reactions to it continually form thoughts and processes for thinking. Sometimes, this happens without our consent or awareness and we end up with thought patterns we cannot find our way out of. We may not even know where they came from. This is why it takes a new environment and new influences e.g. a psychologist. The trick is to reverse the influences and teach the mind new patterns while breaking old ones. This is something OCAC leads the field in. Our primary approach is through cognitive behavioral therapy, CBT. Essentially, the goal is to build new associations and challenge old associations and the underlying assumptions the mind has made. By clueing patients in to how their mind is working...(view profile to read more)