Shannon V. McHugh, PsyD

Dr. Shannon McHugh is a Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who have developmental and social delays, behavioral difficulties, and those who have experienced traumatic events
Mental Health Conditions

Mental Health Conditions Explained By When life becomes challenging, it is common to experience emotional shifts that can cause a range of negative feelings; stress,

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Depression in Transgender Teens

While feelings of sadness, worthlessness, and feeling left out of social situations are common experiences for most teens, teenagers who identify as transgender are at

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Relationship Red Flags

Building and maintaining healthy relationships is an important part of adult development; a large majority of humans spend their early adult lives searching for a

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What is Emotional Infidelity?

Relationships come in all different sizes and with different relational dynamics in each one; a relationship is established by developing some conscious (AND unconscious) boundaries

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What is Emotional Blackmail?

Emotional blackmail is a relationship dynamic that involves a person instilling fear, obligation, and guilt into a relationship with another person, as author and psychotherapist

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What is Type C Personality?

We’ve all heard of Type A personalities; these are characteristics in people’s personalities that include: competitiveness, neurotic, perfectionism, strict organization, ambitiousness, aggressiveness, impatience, and meticulousness.

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