Iris Healing® Retreat, Woodland Hills, CA

Introduction to Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

December 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Pasadena Trauma Therapy and Iris Healing® PRESENT : Introduction to Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder with Christina Mardirossian, LMFT. Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is very often misdiagnosed, misunderstood, ​and​ not taken seriously. ​Many of these clients ​have been diagnosed as bipolar, borderline, schizophreni​a​, etc when in reality they have […]

Free Brainspotting Group Consultation with Dr. Stephen LaMotte

Free Brainspotting Group Consultation

December 5, 2018 at 9:00 am – 11:00 am Please join us for a complimentary Brainspotting Group Consultation with Dr. Stephen LaMotte. This will be held on the first Wednesday of every month. Brainspotting Therapy (BSP) is a powerful, brain-based, treatment modality that accesses the subcortical brain where unresolved traumatic experiences are stored. Identifying the […]

Iris Healing® Retreat Has Been Accredited By The Joint Commission

Iris Healing® Retreat

This past week, all of us at Iris Healing® Retreat received some uplifting and important news. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (also known as the JCAHO) has now accredited our organization for all of our different levels of behavioral health care. This includes our Drug and Alcohol Detox Programs, our Residential Treatment Programs and our Addiction and Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programs (just to name […]

As Featured in Keys to Recovery Magazine: A Spoonful of Compassion

As Featured in Keys to Recovery Newspaper: A Spoonful of Compassion

When emerging on the other side of a traumatic event, a life-altering decision, or prolonged stress, people often cite the empathy they received from others as a central factor in effective coping and recovery. But what exactly is empathy? When it comes to recovery from a difficult injury, illness, or addiction, how big of a […]

Iris Hits the Road to the Japanese Garden

Japanese Gardens - Iris Healing®

One of the unique attributes of Iris Healing® Retreat is that we believe in doing the hard work of recovery in uplifting and enriching settings on a regular basis. So it was that last week Iris residents made a field trip to the beautiful Japanese Garden, adjacent to Lake Balboa. The garden’s purpose is to […]