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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Are You Dating A Man You Will Never Meet?

Dear Dr. Romance, I'm really confused about a guy I know online from a social site; he's ten years older than I am. We've been in contact for several months. We now live in different countries. Recently, our chatting got intense and he told me that he ...

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How To Cope With The Loss Of A Friend

I was recently sitting in my favorite coffee shop, remembering my dear friend who used to meet me there and who died not long ago. As I get older, I'm experiencing more and more loss. So are my friends of a similar age. Those of us who survive loss still have to "keep calm and carry on" as they ...

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The Secret To A Healthy Relationship: Forgiveness

In my clinical experience, I've encountered many clients who are afraid to admit they're wrong. This comes from a culture of blaming and accusing — where one's early family may have picked a "culprit" when something went wrong, and focused on blame, rather than on fixing the problem ...

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Why Complaining Is Hurting Your Relationship

Dear Dr. Romance, I do not like my job, I have two more classes before I complete my masters in HR to move to a better position and recently passed the PHR certification. I was talking with my boyfriend about the environment at the company and how they are always ...

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4 Reasons Technology Can't Replace Love

Technology can have a big impact on relationships. In my counseling office, I see many couples who are struggling over Internet and social media issues. The ability to work at home via computer and smart phone can mean arguing about how work spills over and absorbs relationship time. Secrets that cause friction ...

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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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My Store

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 ...

Buy online

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