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What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


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Tuesday
Feb132018

Dr. Arlene Drake: Psychotherapist & Author

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Bio:

Arlene Drake is a pioneer in the field of childhood abuse and trauma recovery. She has long been a passionate crusader for victims’ rights and has been featured in media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, People magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, and ABC World News Tonight. She is a member of both the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and the Clinical Hypnosis Association. Drake lives and works in the Los Angeles area.

What do I do best?

For over thirty years, I’ve been helping people move past the abuse they experienced as children and lead happier, healthier lives as adults. Over decades in my practice, I’ve created and refined a unique therapeutic model to help people break free from the sexual abuse and trauma they experienced as children. The experiences we have as children are so formative, and so many patients, when I first meet them, are stuck in an endless cycle of anxiety, depression, and addiction owing to trauma they experiences as children. I help them give themselves the care and nurturing that their parents could not, in order to heal their deepest wounds.

What makes me the best version of myself?

My determination, focus, compassion, and sense of right and wrong have all played a major role in shaping my life path, and have gotten me where I am today. The patients I work with have to go into very dark places in their own histories, trust and compassion are essential in helping me guide them through.  

What are my aspirations?

In my personal life, I aspire to live my life as authentically as possible and take time to enjoy the life I’ve built. I want to continue my work, as it’s very close to my heart, but also to keep it in balance with the rest of my life

In my business life, I want to keep helping people by doing my work as long as I can. Right now, a big priority of mine is to teach my therapeutic model to other therapists via conventions and continuing education courses. I’ve seen so many “graduates” of my program break free from the pain of their pasts, and I want my methods to help as many people around the world as possible.  

My Biggest Success?

I’m very proud of the fact that I’ve always been able to follow my passion, and that I still am.  

My Most Challenging Moment?

Forty years ago I was working in a corporate job with a steady income and lots of perks. I left the security of that gig to go back to school and become a therapist, so that I could pursue my passion of helping people. It was a huge leap, but I’m so glad I did it.

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My Motto?

To thine own self be true.

I believe in the healing power of love

My Favorite People/Role Models?

My personal role model is my mother. In business: a regional manager from a company I worked for, Bob Edwards, was a big inspiration to me.  

My Favorite Places/Destinations?

Rome is an incredible place to see old and new colliding: it’s an incredibly cosmopolitan city, but everywhere you look there are remnants of structures that are thousands of years old. Another favorite place is Botswana, seeing the wildlife there is unbelievable.

My Favorite Products/Objects?

N/A

My Current Passions?

Elyse Resch, my wife.

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