Gilbert Chalepas, PsyD

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CBT Counseling Offices in Beverly Hills CA &
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Beverly Hills Therapist Dr. Gilbert Chalepas | LA Psychologist | Practice Links

Therapist in Beverly Hills & Laguna Beach, LA

Often times when things get emotionally difficult, you can feel very alone and depressed, but it doesn't have to be that way. To request an initial session*, click here.

Dr. Gilbert's psychotherapy areas of specialization are:

   Adjustment Issues
   Conflict Resolution
•   Depression/Mood Disorders 
   Excessive Shyness
   Effective Problem-Solving
   Finding more meaning and purpose in life
   Healthy Relationships and Dating
   Intimacy Issues
   Pre-Marital Counseling
   Poor Boundaries
   Real Men Do Therapy
   Self-Destructive Behaviors 
•   Self-Esteem Issues
   Sex and Intimacy Needs
•   Social Anxiety
•   Stress Management 
•   Work-Life Balance 

With each client, Dr. Gilbert Chalepas - Beverly Hills therapist - does his very best to return phone calls within the same day and tries to be as flexible as possible in scheduling appointments whether in person, by phone or via Skype. His offices provide a safe and confidential setting both in Beverly Hills on Wilshire Blvd and the other in Orange County right off of North Coast Highway in north Laguna Beach. Both locations provide multiple parking options to accommodate your needs.

Dr. Chalepas offers an initial session which is a great way to have a clear understanding of how he works with you. He strongly believes that no one should suffer alone. 

Friends are a wonderful part of life, however, at times, after multiple attempts, they are still unable to provide you with what you really need. That's when it's time to contact a licensed Beverly Hills therapist like Dr. Chalepas, who is an objective and trained professional who provides honest, confidential and compassionate feedback.

Getting started is as easy as picking up the phone and giving Dr. Chalepas a call. You'll leave him a detailed and confidential message and he'll call you back promptly to answer any questions you might have and explain the process to you in detail. during your initial session.* (PPO/insurance excluded)

*To qualify for individual psychotherapy or one of the groups, you must participate in a complimentary phone or Skype session to ensure individual or group psychotherapy is a right fit for you. To get started, please click here.

To get stated please fill out form above to request your confidential initial session* (PPO/insurance excluded)

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Addiction and Recovery Links & 12 Step Groups

Alcoholics Anonymous
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Cocaine Anonymous
Clutterers Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous
Co-Dependents Anonymous
Co-Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Debtors Anonymous
Emotions Anonymous
Families Anonymous
Food Addicts Anonymous
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous
Heroin Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Neurotics Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous
Online Gamers Anonymous
Pills Anonymous
Sexoholics Anonymous

Smokers Anonymous
Sex addicts Anonymous
Sexual Conpulsives Anonymous
Survivors of Incest Anonymous
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Underearners Anonymous
Workoholics Anonymous

Anxiety Disorder Links

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder
Socia Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Separation Anxiety Disorder

Associations & Institutes

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

American Couseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Science
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
California Board of Behavioral Sciences
California Board of Psychology
Mental Health America

National Institute of Mental Health

Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Cognitive and Amnestic Disorder Links

Alcohol-Related Dementia
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Depression vs. Dementia Diagnosis
Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Frontotemporal Dementia
Huntington's Disease
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Vascular Dementia
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Depression and Mania Links

Adjustment Disorder
Atypical Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Depression Screening
Depression and Psychotherapy
Major Depressive Disorder
Postpartum Depression
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Psychotic Depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Situational Depression


DSM-5 Diagnoses and Criteria

Domestic Violence

California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Self-Help Center, California Courts
Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Orthorexia Nervosa

Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

Consumer Reports Study of Psychotherapy Effectiveness

Psychology Terms

Autobiographical Memory
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Declarative Memory
Defense Mechanisms
Evidence Based Treatment
Explicit Memory

Frame of Mind
Id, Ego and Super-Ego
Implicit Memory
Long-Term Memory
Parenting Styles
Procedural Memory

Prospective Memory

Retrospective Memory
Semantic Memory
Sensory Memory
Spacial Memory

Psychotic Spectrum Disorder Links

Schizoaffective Disorder

Publications Related to Psychology & Psychotherapy

American Journal of Psychiatry
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
American Psychologist
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
APA Books: Encyclopedia of Psychology
APA Monitor on Psychology
Behavioral Sciences & the Law
Computers in Human Behavior
Contemporary Hypnosis
Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books
Depression and Anxiety
Europe's Journal of Psychology
European Psychologist
International Journal of Psychology
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences
Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
New Ideas in Psychology
North American Journal of Psychology
Personal Relationships
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychologist World
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Press
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Review of General Psychology
Social Psychology
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

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Crisis and Hotline Telephone Numbers
24-Hour service unless stated

Los Angeles Crisis Hotlines:

L.A. Co. Mental Health/Crisis Line........800-854-7771
Suicide Prevention Center (24 Hours).......213-381-5111
Suicide Prevention Crisis Center.......310-391-1253 (24 Hours)
Assaults Against Women Hotline.........310-392-8381 (24 Hours -- L.A. County)
Women and Children Crisis Shelter...........562-945-3939 (24 Hours)
Child Abuse Hotline............800-540-4000 (LA. County Dept of Children's Services)
Rape Treatment Center (24 Hours)..........310-319-4000
Alcoholics Anonymous (24 Hours)..........213-936-4343
Cocaine Anonymous (24 Hours)............310-216-4444
Narcotics Anonymous (24 Hours)..........909-622-4274
California Youth Crisis Line..........800-843-5200

National Crisis Hotlines:

Alcohol and Drug Helpline - Provides referrals to local facilities where adolescents and adults can seek help. Brief intervention. 1-800-821-4357

Child Abuse National Hotline, call 1-800-252-2873, 1-800-25ABUSE

Child Abuse: To report call 1-800-4-A-CHILD

Cocaine National Hotline 1-800-COCAINE

Children in immediate risk or danger 1-800-THE-LOST

Covenant House Nineline - Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Locally based referrals throughout the United States. Help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. 1-800-999-9999

CyberTipline for reporting the exploitation of children. 1-800-843-5678

Domestic Violence Resource Hotline - referrals for shelters and
counseling in your area. 1-800-799-7233 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)

Elder Abuse Hotline 1-800-252-8966

Friends of Battered Women and Their Children, 1-800-603-HELP

Kid Help - Children and adolescents in crisis will receive immediate help. Referrals to shelters, mental health services, sexual abuse treatment, substance abuse, family counseling, residential care, adoption/foster care, etc. 1-800-543-7283

NAMI Helpline National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 1-800-950-NAMI

National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663

National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-25-ABUSE

National Mental Health Assn. Provides free information on specific disorders, referral directory to mental health providers, national directory of local mental health associations 1-800-969-6642 (M-F, 9-5 EST)

National Institute of Mental Health Information Line: Provides information and literature on mental illness by disorder-for professionals and general public. 1-800-647-2642

Runaway Switchboard - National - Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Has access to AT&T-Language Line. hours. 1-800-621-4000

SAFE (Self-Abuse Finally Ends) 1-800-DONT-CUT, 1-800-366-8288

Youth Crisis Hotline: Crisis hotline and information & referral for runaways or youth in crisis 1-800-HIT-HOME, 1-800-448-4663



Helpful Books 

Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
by Melody Beattie

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
by Brook Noel

How to Survive the Loss of a Love
by Peter McWilliams, Harold H. Bloomfield, Melba Colgrove

Driven to Distraction- Recognizing and Coping With Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
by Edward M. Hallowell

Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder
by Gina Pera and Russell Barkley Ph.D

Adult Children of Alcoholics Syndrome
by Wayne Kritsberg

The Ultramind Solution
by Mark Hyman, MD

Necessary Losses - The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow
by J. Voirst

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking
by Allen Carr


Couples/Marriage Books

Fighting For Your Marriage
by Howard J. Markman

The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
by Gary Chapman

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships
by David Schnarch

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work : A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
by John M. Gottman, Nan Silver

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples
by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

After the Affair
by Janis Abrahams Spring

Intimacy After Infidelity
by Steven Soloman

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity
by Shirley P. Glass



The Feeling Good Handbook
by David D. Burns

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
by Edmund J. Bourne

A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook
by Bob Stahl and Elisha Goldstein

Mind Over Mood
by Dennis Greenberger, Christine Padesky

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
by Martin Seligman

When Panic Attacks: The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life
by David D. Burns

Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Personalized Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty
by Jonathan Grayson


Eating Concerns/Body Image

When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
by Geneen Roth

Women, Food and God
by Geneen Roth

Feeding the Compulsive Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Eating
by Geneen Roth

Overcoming Binge Eating
by Christopher Fairburn, Ph.D.

When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies: Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession
by Jane Hirschmann



Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline That Will Make You a Better Parent and Your Child a Better Person
by Martha Pieper

Parenting From the Inside Out
by Daniel Siegel

I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You!: A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict
by Roni Cohen, Phd, Michelle Sandler, Roni Sliver, Michelle Cohen-Sandler

Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting
by Jane Nelsen, Lynn Lott

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
by Adele Faber

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Reviving Ophelia - Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
by Mary Pipher


Men’s Issues

I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
by Terrence Real

Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men: How to Free Yourself from the Grip of Anger and Get More Out of Life
by Thomas J. Harbin

Way of the Superior Man
by Dan Deida

Finding Our Fathers - How a Man’s Life Is Shaped by His Relationship with his Father
by S. Osherson

When Good Men Behave Badly: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Relationship
by David B. Wexler


Women’s Issues

Self - Nurture - Learning to Care for Yourself as Effectively as You Care for Everyone Else
by Alice Domar & Henry Dreher

Before the Change: Taking Charge of Your Perimenopause
by Ann Louise Gittleman

The Wounded Woman - Healing the Father-Daughter Relationship
by L. Schierse Leonard

The Courage to Heal - A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
by E. Bass & L. Davis

The Dance of Anger - A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
by Harriet Lerner

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom - Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
by Christiane Northrup


Sexual Issues

Real Sex for Real Women
by Laura Berman

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship
by David Schnarch

The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple's Guide
by Michele Weiner-Davis

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction
by Patrick Carnes

For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life
by Laura Berman, PhD

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse
by Wendy Maltz

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse
by Mike Lew