Dr. Lisa Firestone, Author

Dr. Lisa Firestone - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Organization, Psychologist, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Santa Barbara, CA
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"It is my belief that each individual is unique, and I value the process of getting to know my clients as the people they truly are." Dr. Lisa Firestone 

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7 Reasons Most People Fear Love

Around this time last year, Virgin Mobile USA proclaimed Feb. 13 to be “National Breakup Day.” They did so after conducting a ...

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Creating Loving Relationships: A Weekend Workshop Retreat

Description: This workshop will explore the actions that go into making love last. Participants will learn techniques to identify and challenge the ways they defend themselves and create barriers to genuine intimacy and explore methods to challenge their fear of intimacy. Mindfulness exercises will be practiced ...

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It's Not You, It's Me: Turning A Breakup Excuse Into Love Advice

Anyone who's done their share of dating has probably been on one side or the other of the, "it's not you, it's me" routine. These five common words, which strive for compassion, in reality just leave our exes confused and puzzling over what went wrong. No one buys this explanation... and ...

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Are You Causing Your Own Jealousy?

Irish writer Elizabeth Bowen once wrote, "Jealousy is no more than feeling alone against smiling enemies." This simple statement sets a perfect scene in our minds of what jealousy feels like; Others are happy, overtly joyful or secretly mocking, while we are left alone to look like a fool. However, ...

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How to Be Loving in the Age of Twitter

It was 10 years ago in Italy when I first noticed the phenomenon.  I was on vacation with my family, seated at one of the most charming restaurants in the romantic seaside town of Portofino. My table happened to be next to a young Italian couple. Silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset, sipping wine, and ...

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Main SpecialtyAnxiety Issues
Communication Problems
Couples/Marital Issues
Depression
Family Support
Parenting
Stress Management
CredentialsPhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Organization
Psychologist
Speaker/Presenter
YourTango Expert Partner
I offer my servicesTelephone
By Email
Via a webcam
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/31/14
Number PSY13178
Latest Expert Videos
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Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships

Sexuality can be one of the most fulfilling pleasures in life. Yet ...

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Fear of Intimacy

Why is it that the relationships we care about most - those with ...

USD $18.90

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Main SpecialtyAnxiety Issues
Communication Problems
Couples/Marital Issues
Depression
Family Support
Parenting
Stress Management
CredentialsPhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Organization
Psychologist
Speaker/Presenter
YourTango Expert Partner
I offer my servicesTelephone
By Email
Via a webcam
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/31/14
Number PSY13178
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships

Sexuality can be one of the most fulfilling pleasures in life. Yet ...

USD $19.00

Buy online

Fear of Intimacy

Why is it that the relationships we care about most - those with ...

USD $18.90

Buy online