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Will Baum
Will Baum, LCSW is a psychotherapist in L.A. working in private practice. Will also blogs for Psychology Today at Crisis Knocks. Email Will at

Blog Entries by Will Baum

Obsessed Therapist Starts Free Clinic

Posted July 20, 2010 | 12:14:05 (EST)

If you're an watcher of A&E''s Obsessed, you might recognize John Tsilimparis as one of the tireless--and apparently fearless--psychotherapists helping OCD sufferers out of deeply ingrained habits and compulsions. (That's him riding shotgun with a woman shakingly terrified of the highway.)

Tsilimparis is also an L.A.-based private practice anxiety specialist...

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The LA Mind-Body Conference: Day One

Posted March 31, 2010 | 10:22:01 (EST)

Howard Schubiner, MD opened this weekend's LA Mind-Body Conference at UCLA by laying out the premise that speakers would approach from different angles through two days of lectures and panel discussions: Much of the chronic physical pain that people experience is based not in bodily injury, but in psychophysiological processes--that...

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LA Coping Kit: Mindful Driving

Posted January 18, 2010 | 14:52:57 (EST)

This is the first in a series of posts about things you can do to help take care of yourself living in a city that doesn't always seem hospitable to everyday calm or comfort.

If you're not a full-time pedestrian, bicyclist, public transportation-taker, or otherwise auto-avoidant and live in L.A.,...

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