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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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Simple Marriage by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health That’s the name of a website I stumbled upon recently, courtesy of Private Practice Blogs. That day’s entry, “Beware of marital drift” caught my attention. Now ... Read on »
What is psychotherapy: Part 3 by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Not a blame game. Psychotherapy is not about complaining endlessly about past injuries. It is not about painting family members as cause of all our problems. ... Read on »
Do You Co-Device? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health You may well ask what that is. Two friends in their early twenties pause after sharing a meal and conversation. They hesitate, almost imperceptibly, then l ... Read on »
EMDR: Some Distinguishing Characteristics by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Back in March, in the wake of the tragedy in Afghanistan when 17 were allegedly murdered in their homes by U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, military clin ... Read on »
Never Heard of EMDR? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health An Unusual, but Well Validated Therapy. I’m often surprised (though I really shouldn’t be) when someone, especially non-colleagues, have not heard of Eye M ... Read on »
Bessel van der Kolk on Trauma by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Rerunning a post from quite some time ago, 2007. Some new posts in the not-too-distant future! Renowned trauma expert. Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., interna ... Read on »
What Is Psychotherapy? Part 2 by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Originally posted April 8, 2008 Making meaning. Human beings are meaning-making creatures. Faced with confusion, we will attempt to find meaning, even wh ... Read on »
What Is Psychotherapy, Part 1 by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Originally posted in March 2008, here is a very bare bones, but I hope helpful, answer to the question. Points touched upon include: A Conversation Between Two ... Read on »
Private Data Breaches Cost to Healthcare by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Again, why is this relevant? Because when you pay for your psychotherapy via insurance company your information will become inevitably digitized and subject to ... Read on »
3.2 Million Social Security Numbers Accidentally Leaked by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health From time to time, I post articles related to data security. Ken Pope does a nice job keeping up with these. Why post these? Because data security is entirely ... Read on »
Changing Behavior Could Save Your Life by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health This made me think of behavioral psychology. Behavioral interventions are often used where people have chronic illnesses that can be managed, such as heart dis ... Read on »
Insecure Private Health Information by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Another post from Ken Pope’s listserv on the problem of your insecure private data: This morning’s *Health Leaders* includes an article: “Data Security I ... Read on »
You Are Digitally Insecure with Your Health Insurance by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s another example of serious privacy breach by an insurance company. It appears that many of these companies are just not that technically savvy, neverthe ... Read on »
How Private Is Your Private Health Information? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Insurance companies have a lot of information on you, regulators call it Personal Health Information, or PHI. This information is now frequently digitized, whi ... Read on »
There Was A Line On The Floor by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Here’s the key anecdote (to my mind, anyway) to a fascinating article on the power of Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) in the pharmaceutical industry. The article i ... Read on »
Nice Resource on Things Psychotherapy Related by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Title says it all. Worth checking out, here. Read on »
Scott D. Miller on the Graying of the Psychology, Practice-Based Evidence, Etc. by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health That’s not a mistake – it is Practice-Based Evidence, not Evidence-Based Practice. Miller expresses a matter-of-fact dismissal of Evidence-Based Practice. Here ... Read on »
Mental Health Bloggers We Miss, 2010 by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Not making any admissions here, was just surprised to note that Furious Seasons has been pretty much out of commission. The title of this post is actually the ... Read on »
Compliments Can Feed an Eating Disorder by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health One thing I am enjoying about following Twitter is I learn about new bloggers that I probably would not otherwise. Here’s an interesting post, and a very goo ... Read on »
The Self-Tracking Advantage by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A curious article in last week’s New York Times Magazine, The Data-Driven Life, examined the somewhat geeky, but increasing phenomenon of tracking quantifiab ... Read on »