Dr. Tina Tessina - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychologist, Relationship Coach - Long Beach, CA
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Dr. Tina Tessina (LMFT,MFT,PhD)

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Dear Dr. Romance: What do I need to do to become a therapist?

Dear Dr. Romance:   I am a 25 year old M.A. student from the Middle East. This year is my final year to have my M.A. degree as a Family specialist to become a family counselor. I saw many things you wrote online as a family and couple therapists and i Loved ...

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The Magic of Reassurance

There are a few simple communication techniques that work like magic in relationships, whether with committed partners, friends, co-workers or relatives. One of the most effective is reassurance, which is simple to do, and calms both of you down, which allows your discussion move on without struggles. When a ...

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Dr. Romance Video: on Dating as a Single Parent

To watch video, click here:   Dr. Romance's Dating Guidelines for Single Parents As a single parent, you probably have so little free time that dating seems an impossible task. Yet, single parents are dating ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: To this day I am not sure why he became so angr

Dear  Dr Romance:    I hope you will be able to provide me with an insight. I was in a relationship with a man I genuinely loved and wanted future with. Our relationship was lovely to start with but after a few months problems started to emerge: ...

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How to Heal a Rift with an Adult Child

Frequently I help my clients work through problems with their grown children. Sometimes, an offspring is angry about something, and the parent is at a loss for what is wrong or what to do about it. These struggles often have their seeds in things that happened long ago, when the child was young. Even parents who ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: What do I need to do to become a therapist?

Dr. Romance advises a student on the meaning of 'therapy is an art you can only learn by practicing"

Yes No Maybe

The Magic of Reassurance

Dr. Romance writes about the importance of reassurance in a relationship.

Watermelon

Dr. Romance Video: on Dating as a Single Parent

Dr. Romance, addresses common issues that come up when dating as a single parent.

Cuffs

Dear Dr. Romance: To this day I am not sure why he became so angr

Dr. Romance helps a reader look into what went wrong with a past relationship.

Single Mom

How to Heal a Rift with an Adult Child

Dr. Romance addresses how to heal a rift between adult children and their parents.

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Love Styles: How To Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
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Equal Partners: How to Build a Lasting Relationship (Inner Workbooks)
Love Styles How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences -- different ...
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The Real 13th Step : Discovering Confidence, Self-Reliance, and Independence Beyond the 12-Step Programs
Tina Tessina asserts that, despite the ...
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True Partners (An Inner Workbook)
This exciting workbook, based on the authors' ...
By Tina Tessina, Riley K. Smith
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The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again
For many varied reasons, a vast numbers of ...
By Tina B. Tessina
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The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart
Long-distance relationships can be difficult. ...
By Tina B Tessina
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Gay Relationships
Here is a step-by-step guide to making ...
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LoveStyles - How to Celebrate Your Differences
Lovers Come with Differences --different ...
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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
Do you frequently second-guess yourself at ...
By Tina B. Tessina, Elizabeth Friar Williams
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Money, Sex, and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage
Unhappy couples may be unhappy each in their ...
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It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction
Family dysfunction often runs through ...
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