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Chance Bryant | Paradigm Malibu

Employee of the Month Chance Bryant

Dependable. Competent. A good decision maker. These are three qualities Deputy Program Director and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Tracy Bangar uses to describe Chance Bryant.  Although he is still a psychology student at Arizona State University, Chance has a bright career as a mental health professional ahead of him. During his five-month tenure as a…

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Braden Spurlock | Paradigm Malibu

Alumni Spotlight – Braden Spurlock

Braden Spurlock was a freshman in high school when his father passed away.  His father’s death catalyzed him to engage in self-destructive behavior. Braden was lost and his future seemed bleak until he began a 65-day residency at Paradigm. The treatment Braden received was driven by his connections to his therapeutic team.  His therapy provided…

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Ways for Teens to Build Resilience - Paradigm Malibu

Ways for Teens to Build Resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity or significant sources of stress, and ultimately bouncing back from difficult life experiences. For teenagers working hard to maintain their sobriety, this is especially true, as resilience can help teens in recovery with their overall mental health. “Resilience in youth can be fostered…

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Norwegian Documentary | Paradigm Malibu

Paradigm Featured in Norwegian Documentary

Paradigm Malibu staff and clients were recently featured in a documentary on Norwegian television focusing on the treatments for abuse of social media, the internet, and cell phones. The documentary explores questions such as: What is addiction? What emotions are triggered by social media? Why are youths especially vulnerable to social media abuse, and how…

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