Dr. Tina Tessina, Author

Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
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In my psychotherapy practice as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I welcome the opportunity to use my skills to help enhance your existing lifestyle, and to teach you the process for ...

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7 Debunked Myths About Fighting That Could Save Your Marriage

In my counseling practice, couples are often surprised to learn they can communicate and solve problems effectively without fighting. But sometimes, you may find it's not so easy to give up your struggles. You may have trouble letting go of the fighting habit because of two factors: Social ...

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He's Married And I'm Gay, So Why Am I So Into Him?

Dear Dr. Romance: For several years, I had been a self proclaimed lesbian who was only attracted to women and only involved in intimate relationships with women. The idea of intimacy with a man, even when one hit on me in public, literally made me nauseous. The one ...

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Dr. Romance On How We Define Love

Dr. Romance writes: There was a time when life seemed very hard, so hard I tried not to think about it... Several times I helped to destroy some very viable relationships. Changing myself, my life and my loves has been very exciting and fulfilling, yet I am still ...

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How To Approach Others With Kindness And Happiness

Recently, I went through a very unpleasant and difficult dental work, and the outpouring of kindness I received—from my husband, who held onto my ankle all through the two and a half hours (and had nightmares that night about it), to my dear friends, who offered me support and encouragement to heal and ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Guess We Can't Separate "Math" From "Emotion"

Dear Dr. Romance: I saw your video about couples fighting over finances. I am totally on board as I think what you share is phenomenal. The challenge is my approach I suppose, as my wife Mel is almost NEVER on board. In this marriage I guess we don't ...

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CredentialsLMFT, MFT, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/25/14
Number MX13629
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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences

Lovers Come with Differences -- different desires, different ...

USD $11.57

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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)

This is the first book in the "Inner Workbooks" series that ...

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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. Whether you're ...

USD $13.28

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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again

For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of adults may find ...

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CredentialsLMFT, MFT, PhD
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inAll areas, please inquire
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Psychologist
Relationship Coach
I offer my servicesAt my office
Telephone
By Email
I am fluent inEnglish
Licence informationExpiration 10/25/14
Number MX13629
Latest Expert Videos
My Store

Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences

Lovers Come with Differences -- different desires, different ...

USD $11.57

Buy online

Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)

This is the first book in the "Inner Workbooks" series that ...

Buy online

The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart

Long-distance relationships can be difficult. Whether you're ...

USD $13.28

Buy online

The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again

For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of adults may find ...

Buy online