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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Problem-Solving Tips For Couples And Families

In a previous article “From Struggling to Solving,” I discussed how to get from arguing to solving problems. Getting into the right frame of mind is a great start, but many of my clients also need steps for how to solve problems. Here are three of my most effective tips: How to Have a State of ...

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What We Can Learn By Mirroring The People We Don't Like

There are people I love who are easy to be around, and others I love who are more difficult to be around. It's not that they're bad people — others get along with them fine, and, actually, so do I. It's just that I have to work a little bit more to understand what they mean, to not take what ...

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How To Decide Whether Or Not To End Your Marriage

To view the video, click here. Dr Romance: Should you stay in your marriage? Marriage can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you don't have the skills to fix it. But giving in to the frustration and ...

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Does Romance Ruin Love?

In romantic depictions of love, cute little images of cherubs and cupids abound. But Cupid, in his real incarnation, is not so sweet and cuddly. His arrows can create deep and lasting wounds, and can strike you blind and irrational in a heartbeat. A few disaster-filled run-ins with Cupid's dart and you can ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: I Would Like To Get Out Of This Anxiety

Dear Dr. Romance: I'm a 70-year-old man who has been married more than 40 years.  I read your article "Autonomy and Dependency" I feel like I've been in a codependency ...

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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 ...

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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