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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Your Primary Relationship

Most of us put a lot of emphasis on our relationships: family, friends and significant others. But, did you know that the relationship you have with everyone else is based on your relationship with you? That’s right, the closer you get to other people, the more you treat them the way you treat yourself. ...

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Setting Boundaries and Saying No

Knowing how to set appropriate boundaries can make the difference in whether or not your relationship succeeds. The topic frequently comes up in my counseling office, and most people think boundaries are set by telling other people what the limits are. But boundaries are really something you must create within ...

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The One Who Got Away

When I was a girl, growing up in the small township of Rockland, New York, there was a tiny post office, which was a small room with a separate entry in the house next door. Rockland’s official postmistress was Clara Weiss, who seemed very elderly even when I was a very small child. She was what we used to ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: How can I move forward when I hit a setback?

Dear Dr. Romance:   When one hits a setback in life what are some healthy ways to keep moving forward? How can one build a healthy mental outlook when things go wrong? Dear Reader:   The most important and uplifting thing you can do is look ...

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Dr. Romance on: No Cooperation? Solve It Yourself!

Dr. Romance writes:   What do you do after you have tried everything and your partner, friend, child or colleague still won't negotiate? In previous articles, like “Asking for What you ...

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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