Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
Advanced Member

Dr. Tina Tessina (LMFT,MFT,PhD)

Author

Articles

Dr. Romance Video: Why does my husband insist on being right?

Dr. Romance video, click here for video. When your partner refuses to help solve the problem, you have no choice but to focus on your own need until you get cooperation. As long as you offer every opportunity to cooperate ...

Read More

The Nail in the Fence: Healing Wounds

I received the following in an email: “There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy had  driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next ...

Read More

Motivation and How to Create It (Good Boss/Bad Boss)

Many of my clients have come in complaining of a lack of motivation; from not being motivated enough on the job, to not being able to diet, quit smoking, or get out of bed in the morning. They desire to achieve both positive and negative motivations—positive motivations and being motivations toward doing ...

Read More

Dear Dr. Romance: What Causes One To Constantly Sabotage Oneself?

Dear Dr. Romance: What causes one to constantly sabotage oneself? Why would someone constantly put up their own roadblocks? Dear Reader: Being out of touch with one's own wants and needs is a primary way to self-sabotage. Getting in your own way is all ...

Read More

Turning Poison Into Medicine

The revered Sufi poet, Rumi, wrote: “We turn poison into medicine and our sorrows into blessings” I’m thankful for many things. I live a wonderful life, surrounded by loving friends and my beloved husband, Richard; I have the privilege of doing work which I love, and I’m thankful ...

Read More

MY RECENT COMMENTS
    No comments
Articles by Dr. Tina Tessina
Handshake

Dr. Romance Video: Why does my husband insist on being right?

In this video Dr. Romance outlines the steps for solving problems in a healthy manner.

teen talk

The Nail in the Fence: Healing Wounds

Emotional wounds, whether from words said in anger,or something even more hurtful,need to be cleaned

Change Ahead

Motivation and How to Create It (Good Boss/Bad Boss)

Dr. Romance helps you to realize the way towards your goals with positive motivation vs. negative.

Sad Dude

Dear Dr. Romance: What Causes One To Constantly Sabotage Oneself?

Being out of touch with one's own wants and needs is a primary way to self-sabotage.

Turning Poison Into Medicine

The revered Sufi poet, Rumi, wrote: “We turn poison into medicine and our sorrows into blessings”

Check Out My New Book
Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Gay Relationships
LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
The Ten Smartest Decisions a Woman Can Make After Forty
How to Be a Couple and Still Be Free: Third Edition
The 10 Smartest Decisions a WOMAN Can Make Before 40
Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction

Dr. Tina Tessina

All Specialties