Dr. Lisa Firestone - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Organization, Psychologist, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Santa Barbara, CA
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Dr. Lisa Firestone (PhD)

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Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships

by Robert W. Firestone

Sexuality can be one of the most fulfilling pleasures in life. Yet it is an aspect of relationships that is complex and sometimes fraught with difficulty. Given the mixed messages about sexuality that exist in our culture, it is hardly surprising that men and women find intimate relationships hard to discuss and negotiate. Furthermore, therapy for sexual ...

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice: A Revolutionary Program to Counter Negative Thoughts and Live Free from Imagined Limitations

by Robert W. Firestone

The inner critic is the voice in our heads that whispers, whines, and needles us into poor self-esteem and self-confidence. It edits our thoughts, controls our behavior, and inhibits our actions. It thinks it is protecting us from being hurt or feeling abandoned, but all it really does is reinforce our feelings of shame and guilt, sabotage our intimate ...

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Fear of Intimacy

Why is it that the relationships we care about most - those with our intimate partners - often seem doomed to fail? Why do we feel compelled to punish those closest to us who love and appreciate our real qualities? In "Fear of Intimacy", the authors bring almost 40 years of clinical experience to bear in challenging the usual ways of thinking about couples and ...

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Dr. Lisa Firestone

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Anxiety Issues

Communication Problems

Couples/Marital Issues

Depression

Family Support

Parenting

Stress Management

Credentials:

PhD

Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Counselor/Therapist

Organization

Psychologist

Speaker/Presenter

YourTango Expert Partner

I offer my services:

Telephone

By Email

Via a webcam

I am fluent in:

English

Licence information:

Expiration 10/31/14
Number PSY13178

Articles by Dr. Lisa Firestone
7 Reasons Most People Fear Love

7 Reasons Most People Fear Love

Dr. Lisa Firestone explains what keeps us from finding and keeping the love we say we want.

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Creating Loving Relationships: A Weekend Workshop Retreat

Join Dr. Lisa Firestone for a workshop in Ojai, CA on creating more loving relationships

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

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

"It's not you, it's me" seems like an easy way out. But does it have to signify the end?

Problems In The Bedroom

Are You Causing Your Own Jealousy?

You may be surprised to learn that jealousy has a lot more to do with YOU than your partner.

Hug Text

How to Be Loving in the Age of Twitter

Dr. Lisa Firestone offers tips for how to have a romantic relationship in this digital age.

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice: A Revolutionary Program to Counter Negative Thoughts and Live Free from Imagined Limitations
The inner critic is the voice in our heads ...
By Robert W. Firestone, Lisa Firestone, Joyce Catlett, Pat Love
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Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships
Sexuality can be one of the most fulfilling ...
By Robert W. Firestone, Lisa A. Firestone, Joyce Catlett
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Dr. Lisa Firestone

All Specialties

Addiction, Anxiety Issues, Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Domestic Abuse, Eating & Food Issues, Family Support, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Life Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma, Stress Management