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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9 Healthy Habits We Can Learn From Open Relationships

Studies show that between 30 and 60 percent of married individuals in the United States will cheat at some point in their marriages. Infidelity has increased significantly among married couples in their 20s, with ...

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18 Ways To Beat Complacency In A Long-Term Relationship

Is your long-term relationship feeling a little too ... long-term? Over time, it's only natural for couples to become quite comfortable with one another, but when things become too routine, too monotonous or too mundane, it's time to shake things up. According to our Irresistible You survey, 37% of ...

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Is Sexual Stereotyping Affecting Your Relationship?

Sexual stereotypes are everywhere. We see them in commercials, where happy moms dance around their homes in celebration of a functional mop. We see them in movies, where stoic male heroes are still rescuing ...

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Why The Sparks Can Fade In Relationships

Countless couples complain of losing the “spark” in their relationship. Some chalk it up to evolved differences, a slow growing apart, or sheer familiarity. The wave of “deadness” that can submerge a relationship ...

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5 Strategies To Deal With Your Partner's Intimacy Fears

As a therapist, I often hear couples complain that whenever one partner tries to get close, the other pulls away. It’s a painful reality that love isn’t always as easy to give and receive as we’d like to think. Many people haveRead More

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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 $19.08

Buy online

Fear of Intimacy

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

USD $18.90

Buy online