Dr Elvira Aletta - Author, Marriage/Couples Counselor, Psychologist, Speaker/Presenter - Amherst, NY
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Dr Elvira Aletta (PhD)

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5 Ways To Leave Your Lover

An accomplished, smart and beautiful woman sits across from me in my office. She tells me about her relationship; the one she appears to be in but her boyfriend doesn't. She has tried to leave him, she assures me (and herself), but every time she manages to walk out that door, he gets to her. She turns ...

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Am I Depressed or Just Surrounded by #%@holes?

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes." ~ William Gibson When I saw this quote on a friend's Facebook wall I laughed out loud with delight and recognition. It hit me on a subconscious level. Why ...

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8 Steps To Strengthen Your Marriage After An Affair

Few things harm a relationship more than an affair. Whether the affair is emotional, a 'one night stand,' long term or a cyber-affair, the betrayal delivers a life altering blow. Will the injury to the relationship prove fatal? /node/57335 In my experience as a relationship ...

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3 Tips to Protect Your Relationship from an Online Affair

Last spring I was part of this great panel of professionals who discussed the pros and cons of how the Internet has effected our relationships. At the end of the hour, I was asked to give a few tips for ...

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10 Tips To Survive The Holidays

You don't have to be Scrooge to hate Christmas. In A Christmas Carol we learn that Ebenezer Scrooge used to be a nice boy who became bitter through parental ...

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Dr Elvira Aletta

Quick Stats

Credentials:

PhD

Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Marriage/Couples Counselor

Psychologist

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

At my office

Telephone

By Email

Via Skype

Other, please inquire

I am fluent in:

English

Licence information:

Expiration 3/31/14
Number 9478-1

Articles by Dr Elvira Aletta
break up

5 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Why do we take him back more times than is good for our self-worth? How can we finally tell him no?

Unhappy Woman

Am I Depressed or Just Surrounded by #%@holes?

Depressed? Take a good hard look at how your lover, friend, boss, is treating you.

8 Steps To Strengthen Your Marriage After An Affair

An affair will hurt a marriage but it also has the potential to make it even stronger!

Working Girl

3 Tips to Protect Your Relationship from an Online Affair

We do everything online, even have affairs! Here are a few tips to affair-proof your Internet use.

10 Tips To Survive The Holidays

How to cope when your family's latent dysfunction decides to pop up under the Christmas tree!

Dr Elvira Aletta

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Depression, Empowering Women, Life Management, Life Transitions