Dr. Lara Dye, a clinical psychologist and addiction specialist, in Austin,TX, is passionate about helping others overcome addictions and lead happy, productive lives with healthy relationships. As a CSAT (certified sex addiction therapist), Dr. Dye offers both individual counseling, couples counseling, and group counseling services in Austin. Dr Lara Dye uses a compassionate, caring process to discover the underlying causes of relationship problems which usually stem from childhood trauma and is seen in process addictions such as drug addiction, sex addiction, love addiction, gambling addiction, food addiction, and many other behavioral addictions. Through compassionate care, Dr. Lara Dye helps the patient heal in all aspects of his or her life. Visit her blog frequently for tips on your health. Contact her today!

  1. 9 Benefits of Telehealth Therapy

    With COVID-19 still affecting the country as a whole, and Texas in particular, telehealth therapy has seen a steady rise among those looking for individual or couples counseling. To that end, I am excited to offer clients across the State of Texas access to my telehealth therapy services through a secure online platform. My expansion into telehealth has allowed me to connect with individuals who m…Read More

  2. What Is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD)?

    One of my specialties as a psychotherapist is helping survivors of childhood trauma. Childhood trauma is alarmingly common in the United States with nearly 60% of adults having experienced at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), and 25% having experienced three or more. An ACE is a public health term for a potentially traumatic experience or event that occurs during a person’s childhood…Read More

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    Beating Depression Over the Holidays, Part 2

    It seems the holidays come sooner with each year that passes. As soon as one holiday is over, retailers rush to beat each other to put out their merchandise before the others. And, if you think about it, it seems Christmas music is played sooner with each passing year as well. For some, this is great news. For others, this is not so great news, instead leading to feelings of anxiety, depression an…Read More

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    Depression Over the Holidays

    With the advent of fall and Halloween right around the corner, the holidays are coming — perhaps more quickly than you’d like them to. After all, the holidays can be a time of merriness and goodwill. However, the holidays can be a time of depression, loneliness, anxiety, stress, and feeling overwhelmed. If you’re already in a valley of life or you’re struggling with depression, the holiday…Read More

  5. Effects of Childhood Trauma, Part 2

    When you are a child suffering trauma, it can seem like the world is crashing down on you. You are scared, lonely, and often don’t know what to do. Because you are a child, you have no ability to get help. Hence, you have to rely on yourself to cope and adapt with the environment around you. This produces effects that last into adulthood that may not be the most healthy for you. Dr. Lara Dye is …Read More

  6. Effects of Childhood Trauma, Part 1

    As a child, you are still learning and growing. You learn most of what you know about the world from those around you and closest to you — your parents. However, if you grew up in an abusive environment or you were neglected as a child, odds are you will carry this childhood trauma into your adult life. You probably also developed many coping mechanisms that may not be the healthiest for you. Dr…Read More

  7. The Untold Story: Sex Abuse, Men, and Healing

    It is estimated that about one in six men have experienced sexual abuse as a child. Likely, this number is grossly underestimated since society tends to brush this under the carpet instead of admit it’s a problem. Although the sex abuse scandals of the Roman Catholic church has brought this into the limelight, it still remains a terrible problem that society needs to address. When you consider t…Read More

  8. Tips to Maintain Doctor Patient Confidentiality

    With the advent of the Internet, privacy has become a big concern for many. So much information is out there that it can be hard to know what is floating around in cyberspace about you. With regard to healthcare, privacy is a huge concern and rightfully so. HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) was enacted to help ensure that your medical records remain secure and…Read More

  9. The Benefits of Telehealth

    Today’s society is all about convenience. Fast food, drive-thru coffee and pharmacies, grocery delivery, and online shopping to avoid the holiday crowds are growing in popularity. If you wanted to be a recluse, our society is set up for you. You can interact online, work from home, and get everything you need to lead a comfortable lifestyle without ever having to cross the threshold of your home…Read More