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Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Pasadena, California
Kalea Chapman, Psy. D, is a psychotherapist at Rose City Center, near Old Town Pasadena in California. He is about to complete a post-doc at Rose City Center.
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Unhappily Pervaded by the Non-Present by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s some coverage from the website Science Daily of a study published in the journal Science, research by Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert of ... Read on »
First Person Experience of EMDR Treatment by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I hope, sometime before the summer is over, perhaps sooner, to receive a first-person narrative of someone’s experience of being treated with EMDR (Eye Movemen ... Read on »
11 Misconceptions About Mindfulness Meditation by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Found a classic meditation text, Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Henapola Gunaratana online for free. Shambhala publications re-released the book last y ... Read on »
What Is An Actual EMDR Session Like? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health From the FAQ at the EMDR International Association website. (If those are just a bunch of letters to you, there’s a tab marked ‘EMDR’ on this website, near the ... Read on »
Psychotherapy as a “Craft Tradition” by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One from the archives: What will contribute to the growth of psychotherapy as a discipline? Is psychotherapy a science? If it’s not a science then is i ... Read on »
Reassessing Split-Brain Mythology by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Based on a lecture by psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist, author of  The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World,   ... Read on »
Am I Meditating Correctly? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’m gradually working on a selected list of mindfulness links, some favorites. You could certainly do a lot worse than taking a look at Mindful.org,  which has ... Read on »
Mapping the Mindful Brain by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Very briefly, came upon some fascinating work by Judson Brewer, MD, interviewed here, at Buddhist Geeks. Dr. Brewer, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Ya ... Read on »
Neurons That Fire Together, Wire Together by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health He’s Got Google’s Ear. Who gets to speak to an audience at Google? Well, this guy did. He’s Rick Hanson, Ph.D., a neuropsychologist, who spoke on the ... Read on »
Data Leaks of Healthcare Information by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A Downside of Digital Ease. Ken Pope (via his listserv) follows this ongoing story quite closely. The updates come at an alarming rate. For those consideri ... Read on »
Big Pharma and Psychology by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One from the archives, a post on Big Pharma. This is the first entry in a series on the implications of psychologists pursuing prescription privileges. Wha ... Read on »
Where Are Veterans Returning to Civilian Life? Community College by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Suicides of Troops Exceeding Combat Deaths. The Huffington Post, and other sources, just reported June 7 that deaths from suicide had outpaced combat death ... Read on »
Possible Role of Implicit Memory in EMDR by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health There’s an interesting section in Dan Siegel’s book, The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician’s Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration, where he recounts a trauma ... Read on »
From “Search Inside Yourself” by Chade Meng-Tan — Anger and Goodness by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’m quoting, almost in it’s entirety, from a post to Ken Pope’s listserv by Ken Pope. He’s excerpted a story from Search Inside Yourself by Chade Meng-Tan, Go ... Read on »
Some Left-Brain Right-Brain Nonsense by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health “Left brain/ right brain nonsense in a Mercedez-Benz ad” runs the caption at Neuroimages  where this image resides. Why nonsense? Well, I expect the wri ... Read on »
10 Stories on DSM-V by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Ken Pope’s listserv has been positively percolating with stories on the revision of DSM-V. It would be a full time job keeping up with the various controversie ... Read on »
10 Blogs on Depression by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Someone recently asked me if there were seriously really any blogs worth reading. Pause. Pause longer. It depends. Funny thing to say on a blog, but maybe not. ... Read on »
DSM V Controversy — Silencing Critics? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health So what’s the big deal? Well, that’s the really a subject of a slightly longer post. Since there really is no single controversy, but a whole complex of th ... Read on »
Allen Frances on the Coming DSM-V Revision by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health While reviewing my out-of-date Big Pharma links I happened upon some news regarding the update of DSM-V. In case DSM-V is just a bunch of letters to ... Read on »
Update on Big Pharma Blogs by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health It appears most of my Big Pharma links, except one, are retired or semi-retired blogs at this point. They were good sites a few years ago, and continue to be g ... Read on »