Many of my LGBT friends used alcohol or drugs as a way to manage their anxiety, shame, and discomfort around dating and sex in our community. I was able to find an outpatient center in West Hollywood that finally was the right fit for me. The staff there were not just LGBT-friendly. The place was LGBT owned and operated, and the staff were LGBT-affirmative.Read More
I am not advocating dishonesty, but advocating instead for compassion for those who struggle with it. There are those too who are so hurt, ashamed or fearful of reality that they have no accurate perception of it and therefore cannot speak to it; It is often not even conscious.Read More
Laura Garnett, Contributor to Forbes, interviewed CAST’s very own Coach Mike Bayer on Why Great Leaders Need to Be Their Best Selves. Here is an excerpt:Read More
CAST Centers is surrounded by several urban parks in West Hollywood & Beverly Hills: West Hollywood Park, WeHo Art Park, and Beverly Gardens Park to name a few. What can urban parks do for our mental health?Read More
February is the month of relationships. Valentine’s Day tends to skew the focus towards romantic relationships, but I would like to broaden that to all of our close relationships, whether they are with family, friends, co-workers or partners.Read More
“Life as it is” -- the celebrated phrase of Nelson Rodrigues leads us to a constant reflection of the world, of society and of ourselves. This constant search for self-knowledge and life purpose made me think about how we perceive the world and how we find ourselves in it.Read More
"It’s about how do we work together to create a structure, accountability and to work with you – not tell you what to do – but work with you to devise a plan to improve your life, that you deserve."Read More
"At CAST Centers we have life coaches who would be doing a weekly strategy call, accountability... be your thinking partner, because we are going to get you a better way of living."
The CAST Centers BEST SELF Coaching Program helps a guest that appeared on Dr. Phil.